Six accused of conspiring to distribute more than 100 kilos of drugs

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Six men are facing charges for a conspiracy to distribute 100 kilograms of marijuana and five kilograms of cocaine and heroin, according to court documents.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office told WSOC that five of the six men could spend the rest of their lives in prison if convicted.

The indictment, unsealed Wednesday, charges Laurenito Benitez, Roberto Pineda-Alberran, Charles Potts, Jason Taylor and Sidney Truesdale with drug conspiracy and money laundering. Henry Adams Jr. is also named in the indictment, but only charged in the conspiracy. He is also the only one not facing a maximum of life in prison.

Read more: WSOC

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