Daniels, Daniels

Kunta Daniels (left) and Joe Daniels (right) were indicted by a federal jury this morning.

ROANOKE — A pair of Danville men, Kunta Daniels and Joe Daniels, were indicted by a federal grand jury last week and charged via a superseding indictment with a variety of drug and gun charges.

Acting U.S. Attorney Daniel P. Bubar, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) of the Washington Field Division Ashan M. Benedict and Danville City Police Chief Scott Booth made the announcement today.

The grand jury has charged Kunta Daniels, 43, with one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, one count of distribution of methamphetamine, one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of crack cocaine, one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin one count of possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and failure to register a firearm under the National Firearms Act.

In addition, Joe Daniels, 60, is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, three counts of distribution of cocaine and six counts of distribution of methamphetamine.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the ATF and the Danville City Police.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Rachel Swartz is prosecuting the case for the United States.  

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