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Marijuana dealer in Jacksonville sentenced to five years in prison

10:06 PM, Jan 6, 2014   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 21-year-old Jacksonville man has been sentenced to five years in prison for possessing a firearm while selling marijuana.

Jairus Quaintance pleaded guilty to the charge on August 28, 2013.

Quaintance was selling marijuana on a street corner north of downtown Jacksonville when a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office policeman contacted him, according to a Department of Justice press release. The officer found a loaded 9mm pistol and marijuana packaged for sale in his possession.

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