Detroit Men Sentenced for Heroin Conspiracy

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two men from Detroit are headed to federal prison for their roles in conspiracies to distribute heroin in the Huntington.

Daniel M. Flowers, 44, and Cecil Rice, 34, were sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Huntington.

In May, Flowers pleaded guilty to distributing heroin. Between August 2008 and April 2013, he participated with others in bringing heroin from Detroit to Huntington for distribution.

Flowers and his co-conspirators used multiple residences around Huntington to store, prepare and distribute the heroin.

In the second case, Cecil Rice was sentenced for his role in the distribution of heroin shipped from Detroit to Huntington.

In May, Rice pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin.

Between August 2008 and September 2013, he brought heroin, cocaine base and oxycodone from Detroit to Huntington. Like Flowers, Rice and his co-conspirators used various residences in the Huntington area to store, prepare and distribute the illegal drugs.

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