Friday, April 13, 2012
U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom says a jury has convicted two Wichita men on charges of conspiring to distribute cocaine.
Michael Biglow, 46, and James Black, 41, both of Wichita, were both convicted on one count each of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and five counts each of using a telephone in furtherance of drug trafficking. Black was also convicted of four counts of possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
During trial, prosecutors presented evidence that Biglow and Black participated in a drug trafficking organization that distributed cocaine in Wichita in 2007. Investigators intercepted phone calls in both men were involved in making drug deals. Biglow and Black were recorded making drug deals on multiple occasions. Black was also found in possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
Sentencing is set for July 2.