Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Genghis Khan (DOB 06/01/89) of 1008 St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn, New York was sentenced to a determinate term of fifteen years in state prison following a jury trial that found him guilty of:
One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree, a class “A-II” Felony
One count of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a Violation
On April 30, 2012, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Khan was traveling on the New York State Thruway (I-87) in the Town of Clarkstown. During a traffic stop, state troopers found the defendant in possession of approximately five ounces of cocaine. The defendant was also found to be in possession of marijuana.
Khan’s jury trial began on February 25, 2013 before the Honorable William K. Nelson.
The defendant is a violent career criminal with four prior felony convictions.
Senior Assistant District Attorney Maria T. DeSimone and Assistant District Attorney Patrick Fischer prosecuted the case.