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7 charged in northwest Ohio cocaine probe

TOLEDO, Ohio – Federal prosecutors say seven men from northwest Ohio have been charged with distributing cocaine and crack cocaine in the Toledo area.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says the seven were involved in dealing drugs in the Toledo area since approximately June 2010.

Investigators said Friday that cocaine was taken from Texas by semi to Toledo, where it was unloaded, stored and distributed by those charged in the indictment.

All seven are charged with conspiring to possess cocaine and crack cocaine with intent to distribute. Four were charged with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

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