A federal jury has convicted a Punta Gorda man in a multi-state drug operation.,

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has announced the conviction of Leslie Chin.

The charges include conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute.

Chin faces at least 10 years in prison.

The office says the conspiracy involved at least 10 people.

They planned on distributing crack in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

Two other people await sentencing in the case.

The investigation dated back to April 2012.