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Man sentenced for possession of firearms, narcotics
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A 30-year-old Kershaw County man was sentenced in federal court Friday to 20 years in prison for possession of firearms and narcotics. Alvin Jerome Wise pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; being a felon in possession of firearms; and possession of an unregistered sawed-off rifle, according to Bill Nettles, U.S. Attorney, District of S.C. Nettles said the substantial criminal history of felony drug distribution offenses contributed to the 20-year sentence, which was handed down by U.S. District Judge Cameron McGowan Currie. During the investigation, agents and officers conducted a search of Wise and his residence, finding cash, methamphetamine, crack cocaine, marijuana, and a variety of firearms, including: Sig Sauer., 5.56 assault rifle, model: Sig 516; Walther, 7.65 mm semi-automatic pistol, model: Ppl Taurus, .38 caliber revolver pistol, model: 80; Ruger, .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, model: P94; Davis Industries, .380 semi-automatic pistol, model: P-380; Taurus, .9mm semi-automatic pistol, model: PT 92 AFS; CBC, .22 caliber rifle, model: Intl.