Falmouth man sentenced for cocaine and firearms charges


FALMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A Falmouth man was sentenced to 130 months in prison for cocaine and firearms charges.

27-year-old Adam White, of Falmouth, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court for possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. White also was sentenced to five years of supervised release. White pleaded guilty in June 2014.

On Feb. 12, 2013, law enforcement officers stopped White's vehicle in Portland after investigation revealed that he planned to conduct a drug transaction. The officers found about 400 grams of cocaine in the trunk of the car and a handgun and loaded magazine near the driver's seat. Officers searched White's home in Falmouth later that day and seized about three kilograms of cocaine, over $13,000 in cash, other items consistent with drug trafficking and a loaded handgun.

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