Convicted cocaine dealer gets 20 years in prison

bpurser@macon.comSeptember 29, 2011 

A Warner Robins man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection with two separate drug cases, a Houston County District Attorney’s Office news release stated.

Thomas Taylor, 28, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to trafficking cocaine in connection with a May 12 arrest and pleading guilty to possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during a crime in connection with a previous arrest Sept. 1, 2009.

Taylor also was sentenced to 25 years on probation upon his release from prison, the release stated. He was also fined $200,000.

Taylor was arrested May 12 after a raid by Warner Robins police at 102 Madrid St., Apt. 2, Warner Robins. Police seized more than 62 grams of cocaine, the release stated.

He was previously arrested on Sept. 1, 2009, after a police raid at 406 N. Fifth St., Warner Robins. Taylor confessed to possessing .38-caliber revolver and 22 pieces of crack cocaine.

He also had more than $2,000 cash on him when arrested in 2009, the release stated.

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