Wolfville man sentenced to federal time for cocaine trafficking

Kirk Starratt
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A Wolfville man has been sentenced to federal custody for cocaine trafficking.

A Wolfville man has been sentenced to federal time for cocaine trafficking. Damon Kyle Turner, 23, was charged with two counts of possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and a count of unlawfully possessing marijuana.

Turner pleaded guilty April 29 to the lesser, included offence of cocaine possession on one charge and guilty to possession for the purpose of trafficking on the other count. The charge of marijuana possession was withdrawn.

Judge Alan Tufts sentenced Turner to a total of 30 months in custody on the two charges. The court imposed an 11-year, six-month firearm prohibition against Turner and granted forfeiture orders for items seized in relation to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act charges. The court also granted a secondary DNA order.

Turner committed the offences in Wolfville on July 4 and Sept. 27, 2013.

All charges against a co-accused were withdrawn.

Geographic location: Wolfville

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