SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two Springfield men were charged with drug and firearms offenses in federal court Tuesday.
In a news release sent to 22News from the Department of Justice, 40-year-old Alexis Ayala and 38-year-old Wilfredo Perez are facing charges of one count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute heroin.
Ayala faces additional charges of two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Both Perez and Ayala distributed heroin in Hampden County in April 2015 and in December 2015.
If convicted, both men could face up to 30 years in prison with a minimum of three years of supervised release and a fine of $1 million.
Ayala will face an additional of up to 10 years in prison, up to three years of supervised release and a fine of $250,000, if convicted on felon in possession of a firearm charge.