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A man from Ocala is facing possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of heroin with intent to distribute charges

Published: Jun. 23, 2022 at 1:01 AM EDT
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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - A man faces federal charges after prosecutors in Ocala say he was caught selling a firearm and heroin to an undercover agent.

29-year-old Troy Nix is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

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He could spend up to 10 years in prison for the firearm offense and 20 years for the drug crime.

On June 3rd, prosecutors say Nix sold a 9-millimeter firearm and heroin to an agent from the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and explosives.

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