Buffalo Man Sentenced For Selling Drugs To Confidential Informant

BUFFALO – A Buffalo man was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday after he was caught selling heroin and fentanyl to a confidential informant .

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Francis Tessina, 45, sold heroin to the informant on March 8th, 2015, and was preparing¬†to sell the lethal combination to the same person the very next day when he was taken into custody.

The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation on the part of the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge James J. Hunt, New York Field Division, the Hamburg Police Department, under the direction of Chief Gregory Wickett, and the Evans Police Department, under the direction of Chief Douglas Czora.