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      "Westside" sentenced to 16 years

      38-year-old Wesley White Sr., aka "Westside" has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of crack cocaine.White entered a guilty please to the charge in January 2014.As a part of his plea agreement, Mr. White admitted that on June 3, 2013, a search warrant was executed at his residence in Valdosta, Georgia, which yielded drugs intended for distribution. During the search, investigators discovered six cookies of crack cocaine packaged in sandwich bags, seven bags of powder cocaine, a gallon-sized bag of marijuana and a cocaine press which contained some of the cocaine, in the kitchen of the residence. In the living room, officers found two quart-sized bags of marijuana, digital scales and $1216.00."Every time we are able to get a drug dealer off our streets, it is proof that the cooperation between local and federal law enforcement agencies is working. With this lengthy sentence, we can take some comfort in knowing that at least one source of crack cocaine will be dried up for a very long time" said Moore.