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St. Petersburg Man Gets Prison Term in Armed Drug Trafficking

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When federal agents went to search a home in St. Petersburg, they said they found him sitting on the front porch with crack cocaine and a loaded pistol.

TAMPA – A St. Petersburg man has been sentenced to 12 years and 6 months in federal prison for possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida.

Peter Jackson, 31, of St. Petersburg, pleaded guilty Oct. 29.

According to court documents, on May 9, agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives executed a search warrant at a house in St. Petersburg. As the agents approached the home, they found Jackson sitting on the front porch with crack cocaine and a loaded pistol. He was waiting to sell the crack cocaine to a customer.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

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St. Petersburg Man Gets Prison Term in Armed Drug Trafficking
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When federal agents went to search a home in St. Petersburg, they said they found him sitting on the front porch with crack cocaine and a loaded pistol.
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