TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A man who had over $500,000 worth of cocaine in his Tonawanda home will spend at least the next 20 years in federal prison.
On Wednesday, 40-year-old Richard Himbury pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute over 15 kilograms of cocaine and 450 kilograms of marijuana. Himbury's home was raided in November 2011 by federal agents after a high speed chase on Route 20A in Wales, where Himbury threw four ounces of cocaine out the window.
Inside the St. Amelia Drive residence, they found 70 pounds of marijuana, over $500,000 worth of cocaine, and $170,000 cash. Himbury lived with his two children and 95-year-old grandmother.
Himbury will be sentenced in December. He faces a minimum of 20 years in jail and could be sentenced to life behind bars.
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