Macclenny man sentenced on drug, firearms charges

Kevin Allen Rose to spend 7 years in federal prison


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Macclenny man was sentenced to seven years in federal prison after pleading guilty to selling marijuana and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon, officials said Friday.

Kevin Allen Rose’s sentence was handed down Thursday by U.S. District Judge Brian J. Davis, according to the Department of Justice.

Rose pleaded guilty to the charges July 13.

Rose sold marijuana from his home on multiple occasions to an informant, according to court documents.

During the transactions, he bragged about owning firearms. In one instance, he had a child in the home assist him, officials said.

When police served a search warrant at the house, they found a loaded semi-automatic handgun and more than 100 rounds of ammunition, according to investigators.

Due to this prior felony convictions, Rose wasn’t allowed to have a firearm or ammunition, under federal law.

The Baker County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case.

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