Charles "Rome" Crossty sentenced to 20 years for trafficking drugs in Clermont County

Posted at 12:37 PM, Dec 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-16 12:37:28-05

BATAVIA, Ohio -- A man convicted of selling heroin, fentanyl and cocaine was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison Friday.

Charles "Rome" Crossty sold the drugs to a confidential informant in the presence of children multiple times in January and February, according to Clermont County Prosecuting Attorney D. Vincent Faris.

Crossty also trafficked heroin to multiple people for distribution into Clermont County, according to Faris.

Crossty was found guilty in October of 11 counts of drug trafficking and one county of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity in Clermont County. Friday, he was sentenced to 20 years and 9 months in prison.

After Crossty is released from prison, he will be placed on post-release control.