By CBS Baltimore Staff

GREENBELT, Md. (WJZ) — A Greenbelt man was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in federal prison for drug charges and illegal possession of a firearm.

According to his guilty plea, Lucian Bernard Jackson, 53, was a supplier of cocaine in and around the Maryland region, redistributing cocaine to local dealers from June 2017 to September 2019.

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Through investigation, law enforcement executed a search warrant at Jackson’s residence and recovered over $81,000 in cash, more than 700 grams of cocaine, a .45-caliber pistol and 54 rounds of .45-caliber ammunition. 

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Officers also recovered a 9mm pistol and 114 rounds of 9mm ammunition and an additional $400 in cash recovered from Jackson’s person.

Jackson admitted that the cash from the residence and his person were proceeds from his cocaine distribution.

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He also admitted that he knew he was prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition as a result of a previous felony conviction.

CBS Baltimore Staff