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Lockport drug dealer sentenced to 18 months in prison

A Lockport man who federal prosecutor say "maintained his home as a drug premises" was sentenced to 18 months in prison this week on assorted drug charges.

Troy Gillon Jr., 25, previously was convicted of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of oxymorphone; possession with intent to distribute THC and marijuana, and maintaining a drug-involved premises. He was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo.

Gillon sold oxymorphone three times to Drug Enforcement Administration representatives in October and November 2016, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan A. Tokash, before a federal search warrant was executed at the Gillon’s residence on Dysinger Road in Lockport.

Agents recovered 95 vials and five mason jars containing marijuana, eight oxycodone tablets, 113 marijuana tablets, and marijuana chocolate chip cookies and gummy bears, along with drug sale paraphernalia, a 14-karat gold diamond bracelet, and $2,243 in cash. Lockport Police assisted in the investigation.

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