BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. says five members of the "Camp Street Boys" have pleaded guilty to cocaine trafficking.
Hochul announced Tuesday that 30-year-old Tramell McGee, 46-year-old Kevin Battles, 40-year-old Jerome Brown, 33-year-old Terrell Moore and 29-year-old Nikita Burt all pleaded guilty to cocaine trafficking in advance of a jury trial that was scheduled to begin Tuesday.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, McGee was a leader in the gang and obtained kilogram quantities of cocaine, and would then redistribute the cocaine to gang members who resold the cocaine as "crack cocaine" in in the area of Jefferson Avenue and Genesee Street in Buffalo.
The alleged gang members were arrested in June 2011. McGee and Burt face a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison. Battle, Brown and Moore face a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.
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