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Two Erie County residents face felony and misdemeanor drug charges following an investigation into crack cocaine dealing in the rural communities of Oakfield and Alabama.

Cindy Ann Battistoni, 41, of Greenbush Road, Akron, and Sakeel D. Hilson, 20, of Stevens Street in Buffalo, were arrested Friday after an investigation by Genesee County’s local drug enforcement task force.

Battistoni is charged with two felony counts of selling a controlled substance, misdemeanor counts of using drug paraphernalia and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, and a violation count of marijuana possession.

Hilson is charged with two felony counts and one misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Investigators from the Genesee County Sheriff’s s office, Batavia Police and Leroy Police took part in the investigation.