A Hermitage man will spend the next two years in prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine.

Harold Hooten, 44, plead guilty to the drug charges back in October of 2021.

He will spend three years under supervised release after completing his prison sentence.

Hooten was one of 25 people arrested in June of 2021 in Mercer and Lawrence Counties following a year-long investigation into the trafficking of heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine.