Jacksonville, Florida – A judge condemned Maurice Mervin (41, Jacksonville) to 5 years in sovereign jail for conspiring to discharge “crack” heroin and for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. The Court also systematic him to pledge a Dodge Challenger that he had used in his drug business.
Mervin pleaded guilty on Jul 13, 2016.
According to justice documents, Mervin lived with his family in a suburban village in southern Duval County. Each day, he commuted some-more than 20 miles to Jacksonville’s northside to conduct and supply moment houses operated by his underlings.
In holding down Mervin’s drug ring, special agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives executed mixed hunt warrants that led to the find of a loaded firearm in Mervin’s home, over 100 rounds of ammunition, and apparatus and chemicals used to “cook” moment cocaine.
Mervin has a before transgression self-assurance for possession of heroin and was therefore taboo from possessing firearms or ammunition under sovereign law.