Albion man sentenced to 2 years in prison for selling cocaine

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 9 February 2022 at 3:11 pm

ALBION – Orleans County Court Judge Sanford Church today sentenced an Albion man to two years in state prison, plus two years of post-release supervision for selling cocaine.

Henry Rodgers, 56, was charged in February 2020 after allegedly making one sale of cocaine in Albion.

He pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree. He was sentenced as a second-felony offender with a previous felony of driving while intoxicated.

Also in County Court today, a Middleton town man pleaded guilty to attempted promoting of prison contraband.

Jamarr Gooden, 33, was charged on Nov. 13, 2021 after bringing Oxycontin and Suboxone into the Orleans Correctional Facility with intent of passing them to an inmate.

He will be sentenced on May 11 and faces a maximum sentence of 1 ½ to 3 years in prison.