NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say an upstate man whose criminal history includes killing a New York City teen during a basketball tournament has been arrested on drug charges.
Police in the city of Niagara Falls tell local media that 38-year-old Brian Young of Grand Island had a large amount of cocaine on him when he was taken into custody Tuesday night.
Officials say Young's arrest came during an investigation into cocaine trafficking in the area. He's charged by federal authorities with possession and distribution of cocaine. He'll be arraigned in U.S. District Court in Buffalo.
Young was a teenager when he went to prison for using a metal table leg to kill a 19-year-old player during a 1991 melee at a basketball tournament in Niagara Falls.
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