Yo. rapper “100 Proof” and brother arrested for drug trafficking, money laundering

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Authorities arrested Kelan and Nathan Logan Thursday after a grand jury indicted them for using their rapping business to hide drug trafficking activities.

A grand jury handed out a secret indictment Thursday, April 17 against four people, including the two brothers, on sixteen separate charges, twelve of them drug-related. The other two people listed in the indictment are still at large, according to Mahoning County Assistant Prosecutor Marty Desmond.

Other charges against the group of four include money laundering, tampering with records, and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity. The majority of the charges stand against Nathan Logan, according to Desmond.

The Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force arrested the pair today after an ongoing investigation that lasted nearly a year. Desmond said the brothers’ operation, which involved moving large quantities of heroin and cocaine, had ties to individuals outside Ohio.

The Task Force executed two search warrants against the brothers and arrested them Thursday at 3214 Kirk Road in Youngstown.

Desmond said the brothers were using drug money to send Nathan Logan’s album to record producers and that Nathan Logan’s rapper name is 100 Proof.

According to 100proofonline.com, Nathan Logan was born and raised on the south side of Youngstown. A quote from the rapper on the site says, “You ain’t gotta like me, but you will respect me. I’m from Youngstown, Ohio born and raised and neva claim no other.”

Desmond also said Logan forged money orders, attempting to increase the amount of money he would receive.

A message left with a media contact listed on the rapper’s website was not immediately returned.

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