United States v. John Venizelos, et al

United States v. John Venizelos, et al

12-CR-65 (S-1) (RJD), E.D.N.Y.

 

Mr. Venizelos was charged with Conspiring to Import one billion dollars of Marijuana into the United States from Canada, as well as Conspiring to Distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana. He pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana, an offense that carries a mandatory minimum of ten years’ imprisonment. Mr. Venizelos’ guidelines range was 151 to 188 months’ imprisonment. Judge Dearie sentenced him to eleven years in prison.