Jamestown Man Pleads Guilty In 2021 Drug Bust

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WNY News Now) – A 47-year-old Jamestown man has plead guilty in connection with a drug bust last fall on the city’s southside.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that Denver Komenda pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 400 grams or more of fentanyl.

In October 2021, investigators went to a residence on Locust Street in Jamestown to arrest a fugitive possibly located at the residence.

When they arrived, police encountered Komenda, who gave permission for a search of the residence.

Investigators were unsuccessful in locating the fugitive but discovered and seized a bag of fentanyl that was observed in Komenda’s bedroom.

The charge carries a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years in prison, a maximum of life, and a fine of $10,000,000


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