Tramond G. Wallace, Jr., a 28-year-old Syracuse, New York man, was sentenced to 157 months in prison for having a handgun in connection with drug trafficking and carrying a prohibited substance with the purpose to distribute.
Unveiling Drug Crime Crackdown: Wallace’s Conviction Spotlights Law Enforcement Collaboration
United States Attorney Carla B. Freedman delivered the statement with other special agents and inspectors.
Wallace admitted to possessing a box of tablets laced with fentanyl that had been sent by the US Postal Service to his DeWitt residence and weighed 1,024 grams in his earlier guilty plea. Wallace acknowledged that he intended to give these tablets, along with additional amounts of fentanyl in his possession, to other people. As part of his drug-trafficking activities, he also admitted to keeping two Glock.40 caliber handguns, one of which had an extended magazine installed, in the same apartment.
Moreover, Chief United States District Judge Brenda K. Sannes mandated that Wallace serve a 4-year period of supervised release following his time in jail.
The conviction of Tramond G. Wallace highlights the dedication of law enforcement organizations to combat drug-related crimes and their effects on neighborhoods. Agencies like the DEA, USPIS, IRS-CI, and local law enforcement show their commitment to upholding the law and maintaining public safety by working together and conducting thorough investigations. These joint efforts are essential for preserving societal well-being and reducing the impact of drug trafficking.