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Madison County Drug Dealer Resentenced to 10 Years

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Posted at 3:10 PM, Jan 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-25 10:10:11-05

MADISON CO., Fla. (WTXL) - A former drug dealer has been re-sentenced to 10 years in prison, after violating probation, according to deputies. 

According to the Madison County Sheriff's Office, Robert Turner Phillips was originally charged in December of 2014 after an investigation by the Madison County drug task force. 

Phillips was charged in July of 2015 for possessing and manufacturing methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia. He was also charged with possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. 

Originally, Phillips was sentence to serve 10 years at the Florida Department of Corrections, however he was given the option to serve 15 years of probation instead. 

In November of 2015, Phillips violated his probation and, after evading police, was apprehended and re-sentenced to spend 10 years at the Florida Department of Corrections.