BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Buffalo man pleaded guilty to a drug charge Thursday, that could send him behind bars for up to 40 years.
Prosecutors said Andre Owens, 49, bought and sold crack cocaine in Buffalo between June 2013 and February 2014. Owens pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 28 grams or more of crack cocaine.
Owens is charged in a case that involves several others, prosecutors said. Also charged in this case are co-defendants Anthony McCutcheon, Troy Cooley, Deandre Sparks, Williams Jefferson, Markiel Hall, Morrell Buster, Alicia Maghett and Carmella Rivera. Sparks and Hall have been convicted. Charges are pending against McCutcheon, Cooley Jefferson, Buster, Maghett and Rivera.
Owens will learn his sentence in July.