AKWESASNE — An Akwesasne man pled guilty, Wednesday, to conspiring to distribute and intent to distribute 100 kilograms or more of marijuana.

Tevin Terrance, 28, of Akwesasne, admitted, as part of his plea, that in August 2020, he and a co-conspirator used two pickup trucks to transport 10 hockey bags containing approximately 200 kilograms of marijuana through the Northern District of New York, with the intent to distribute the marijuana in the New York City area.

Terrance faces at least five years and up to 40 years in prison, and a term of post-release supervision of at least four years and up to life, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Terrance will be sentenced on Oct. 28, by Chief U.S. District Judge Glenn Suddaby, according to the press release.

The announcement of Terrance’s guilty plea was made by Acting Untied States Attorney Antoinette Bacon, and Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division.

The case was investigated by the DEA and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Joshua Rosenthal.

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