A 9-month investigation into the sale and distribution of crack cocaine in Jefferson County has led to the arrest of three Utica residents.

State Police say 36-year old Roy Diggs, 20-year old Keron Gordon and 34-year old Luemetcher Diggs are facing charges including criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.

Police say the three establised a delivery route from Oneida to Jefferson County, making numerous weekly trips.

They say Roy Diggs and Gordon would sell the crack at various locations in Jefferson County.