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Fernandina Beach man pleads guilty to drug and gun charges

FBI and Nassau County police investigated

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Fernandina Beach man pleaded guilty Monday to distribution of cocaine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Frank Malik Drummond, 21, faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison for the drug charge and up to 10 years for the firearm offense.

According to the plea agreement, Drummond sold cocaine to a confidential informant on three separate occasions.  When he was arrested on January 26, 2017, he had a semi-automatic pistol in his pocket.   Drummond has two prior felony convictions for drug sales and is therefore prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition under federal law.