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Coke bust gets gang member 12 years
Rochester, N.Y. - When the feds searched Anthony Kellums apartment at 35 Stratford Park, they found 21 bags of crack cocaine, 231 grams of powder cocaine, a loaded rifle a stolen pistol, scales, baggies, and other paraphernalia.
They confiscated it all.
Tony Kellum, a.k.a. Nitti, was part of a Rochester Gang of five known as Coke City.
According to investigators they were involved in obtaining and moving large amounts of powder cocaine, which they processed into crack cocaine, then sold from different areas on Rochesters West Side.
The federal crimes Kellum convicted for included: conspiracy to possess cocaine, distribution of 28 bags or more and possession of firearms.
Kellum, 26, was sentenced to 12 years and 3 months in prison. All of the gang were also convicted.
Rochester Police worked with Special ATF Agents and the Monroe County DAs Office in the investigation.