SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The New York State Department of Justice reported that a citizen of the Dominican Republic who has been living in the City of Utica was indicted for drug trafficking on June 23.

On Thursday, 38-year-old Jose Campusano was indicted for trafficking cocaine and illegal reentry into the United States after being taken into custody back in May of 2022. If proven guilty, Campusano could face anywhere from 3 to 20 years in federal prison, up to a $1 million fine, and at least 3 years to the life of supervision after his release from prison.

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