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Published August 16, 2010, 07:59 AM

Men plead guilty in drug case

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty in federal court for dealing crack cocaine in North Dakota and Minnesota. Rapheal Murphy and Tyrone Jones each pleaded guilty to one count of distributing controlled substances. Authorities say they bought crack cocaine in the Minneapolis area on several occasions and sold it in the Fargo area.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty in federal court for dealing crack cocaine in North Dakota and Minnesota.

Rapheal Murphy and Tyrone Jones each pleaded guilty to one count of distributing controlled substances. Authorities say they bought crack cocaine in the Minneapolis area on several occasions and sold it in the Fargo area.

Murphy faces a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison and a minimum mandatory term of five years. The maximum penalty for Jones is 20 years in prison.

Murphy is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 15. A sentencing date for Jones has not been set.

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