Man indicted on drug, weapons charges

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — A Youngstown man was indicted on federal drug and weapons charges Tuesday.

Deangelo Young, 39, was indicted on charges related to operating a crack house and having a firearm and silencer despite a prior felony conviction, according to Steven Dettelbach, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. Young was indicted on one count each of maintaining a residence for distributing crack cocaine, being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, and possession of a firearm not registered to him.

The indictment alleges that in August 2013, Young was using a house on East Chalmers Street in Youngstown for distributing crack cocaine. It also alleges that on or about Aug. 29, 2013, Young possessed two .22-caliber pistols, a .38-caliber revolver and ammunition despite a conviction on felony trafficking in cocaine and cocaine possession charges in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court.

The indictment also alleges that on or about Aug. 29, 2013, Young possessed a firearm with a silencer that was not registered to him.

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