- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Two men have been charged with cocaine trafficking out of a house in Buffalo.

Prosecutors say 41-year-old John Nelson and 39-year-old Lawrence Russell were indicted Wednesday on charges that included conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine and crack cocaine.

Prosecutors say the two Buffalo men sold cocaine and crack cocaine over a two year period from 2013 to 2015. They say the men sometimes used a house on 14th Street in the West Side of Buffalo.

If convicted, the two face five to 40 years in prison and a $5,000,000 fine.

Information on their lawyers wasn’t immediately available.



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