Two men sentenced 9 years in prison

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - Two men where sentenced to 9 years in prison, Monday, for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine.

Lionel Heard, 47, and Arthur Crawford, 39, both plead guilty to their charges. Heard plead guilty to conspiring to distribute over 50 grams of crack. Crawford plead guilty to conspiring to distribute over 5 grams of crack. He had previous charges in prior drug trafficking and robbery so his sentence was increased.

Both men were charged in November 2009. Heard and Crawford must serve 85 percent of their sentences under federal law.

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