Several people convicted of drug offenses in the east were sentenced in federal court Monday, including one man who got 40-years behind bars.
Jeffrey McCotter, 31-years-old of Kinston, got 40-years in prison for selling cocaine and crack and was sentenced as a career offender because of his extensive criminal record.
Quadrick Everette, 26-years-old of Rocky Mount was sentenced to 19- years after pleading guilty to selling cocaine, crack and marijuana. Malik Moye, 33-years-old of Winterville was sentenced to nine years. He pleaded guilty to selling cocaine and marijuana and firearms charges.