An Oil City man is facing charges following a controlled drug buy Wednesday at the North Side Country Fair in Oil City.

Oil City police said a confidential informant contracted a drug deal with Ceneca Tyree Burgess, 44, via the Facebook Messenger app for a set amount of money. The deal took place under police supervision at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, police said.


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