Shallotte man gets 14 years on multiple drug charges

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GREENVILLE, NC (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on multiple drug charges for which he pleaded guilty in May.

The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release that 47-year-old Malcolm Lamont Jackson of Shallotte was sentenced on Monday.

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Court records indicate that authorities found marijuana and cocaine on Jackson in two traffic stops in 2018.

In 2019, authorities apprehended Jackson after he drove off from a gas station and threw crack cocaine, cocaine and marijuana from his car during a chase.