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Commodore Perry resident gets probation after drug dealing

A former resident of the Commodore  Perry public housing complex  was sentenced Wednesday to time served and three years probation for his role in a drug operation.

David Varner, 57, had perviously been convicted of maintaining a "drug-involved premises."

Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy C. Lynch said the defendant allowed his co-defendants to use his apartment at Commodore Perry to manufacture and distribute crack cocaine between April 2011 and April 2013.

Varner's sentencing by U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny is the result of an investigation by the FBI's Safe Streets Task Force, which includes the New York State Police and Buffalo Police Department.

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