Clovis man gets 9 years on felony drug charges

November 12, 2011 • State News

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Possession with intent to distribute cocaine has landed a Clovis man in prison for nine years. The district [auth] attorney’s office says 31-year-old Melvin Payton was sentenced Thursday on felony drug charges.

Payton was arrested Feb. 4. According to a release from the district attorney’s office, Payton was in possession of 3.4 grams of crack cocaine, two more bags in his vehicle and $444 in cash.

Payton’s prison term will be followed by two additional years of supervised parole.

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