2 Springfield men pleaded guilty to federal drug, gun charges

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Two Springfield men pleaded guilty to federal drug and firearms offenses in federal court in Springfield Tuesday.

According to a news release sent to 22News by the U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office, 40-year-old Alexis Ayala and 38-year-old Wilfredo Perez each pleaded guilty to one count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute heroin. 

Ayala also pleaded guilty to two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Perez and Ayala distributed 200 doses of heroin worth $550 to a government witness in the area of 122 Central Street in Springfield back in 2015. Ayala also was accused of selling firearms to a government witness.

The two men are scheduled to be sentenced August 14.

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