BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Two western New York men are admitting to their roles in a drug-trafficking ring.
U.S. Attorney General William Hochul said 61-year-old Michael McCall, of Cheektowaga, and 38-year-old Deshawn McLorn, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell OxyContin in the Buffalo region.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, McCall organized individuals to obtain OxyContin prescriptions from local physician. McCall would purchase the tablets and then supply them to street-level distributors, including McLorn, for further resale. McLord allegedly distributed 1,000 OxyContin tablets on Strauss Street in Buffalo.
McCall and McLorn were arrested along with 14 others in July 2010. As a result of Thursday's pleas, all 16 defendants have now been convicted.
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