Two Miami men sentenced to ten years in prison after arrest in Gainesville

Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 11:56 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Two men from south Florida are sentenced to 10 years in prison after Gainesville police arrested the pair on drug and firearm charges.

43-year-old Alexander Nelms and 36-year-old Jorvin Cockran, both of Miami, were convicted in a federal court.

Gainesville police busted the pair during a traffic stop in January of 2021.

They pled guilty to possessing more than 500 grams of cocaine with intent to distribute.

Cockran also pled guilty to possessing a firearm for drug-trafficking purposes.

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