Cheektowaga man sentenced to 24 months on cocaine charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A 28-year-old Cheektowaga man has been sentenced to 24 months in prison on cocaine charges.

Justin Griffin was convicted of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine following a DEA investigation. According to the assistant U.S. attorney assigned to the case, Griffin sold cocaine to a confidential source on four occasions in August and September 2016.

DEA agents executed a search warrant at a Broadway Avenue apartment on Sept. 21, 2016, where Griffin was located, and found to be in possession of three cell phones.

A plastic bag with cocaine residue was located inside of the apartment.

One of the three cellphones in the defendant’s possession matched the phone number used by Griffin to set up the undercover sales he made with the confidential source. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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