Indictments have been handed down by a federal grand jury charging two Madison men with drug and gun charges in separate cases.
Marquise Howard, 23, was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, two charges added to one made previously of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
If convicted, Howard faces up to 20 years in federal prison on the drug charge, a minimum five years on the firearm/drug trafficking charge and 10 years on the possession of a firearm charge.
In a separate case, Darren Johnson, 34, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition and with possessing a firearm and ammunition after previously being convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence.
Johnson faces up to 10 years on each charge.
The U.S. Attorney's Office said the indictments were handed down on Wednesday by the grand jury sitting in federal court in Madison.