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Covington man sentenced for drug and gun crimes

Maurice Lovett (Source Kenton County Detention Center) Maurice Lovett (Source Kenton County Detention Center)

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COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) --- A local man will spend over 12 years in prison for selling drugs and having a firearm.

In January of this year, 30-year-old Maurice Lovett pleaded guilty and admitted that he sold 10 grams of crack cocaine to an informant inCovington, Lovett also admitted that he had a 9 millimeter pistol that he carried along with him while trafficking drugs.

He was sentenced to 150 months in prison. Lovett must serve 85 percent of his sentence term and upon release, he will be under the supervision of the United States Probation Office for eight years.

Lovett had prior drug convictions which made his sentence longer.

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