30 year-old Anthony Randolph of Binghamton has been sentenced to 20 years in prison and 10 years of post-imprisonment supervised release for engaging in a drug trafficking conspiracy and possessing a firearm and ammunition as a felon. That announcement was made by United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Vadim D. Thomas, Special Agent in charge of the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

In a written release from the Department of Justice by pleading guilty Randolph admitted "that between January 2014 and November 17, 2015 as part of an organization called the Eddie Block Gang, he and others conspired to and did acquire cocaine and cocaine base from a number of locations in Broome County and the New York City area."  He also admitted to packaging and storing crack at several locations in Broome County and also selling crack.

Randolph also admitted that in November, 2015 he possessed a .40 caliber pistol and .40 caliber ammunition.  He was prohibited from possessing these items because of two prior felony convictions. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Miroslav Lovric.