Orlando man receives over eight years in prison for firearm, cocaine offenses

A 45-year-old Orlando man will spend the next 8 years and 8 months behind bars for possessing cocaine and a firearm as a convicted felon.

Jeffrey Walt Boston was sentenced this week by Senior United States District Judge John Antoon II for an incident in June 2021 in which he was caught with a firearm and cocaine.

Jeffrey Walt Boston
Jeffrey Walt Boston

During that incident on June 4, 2021, Boston he tossed a cigarette box from the window of a car he was driving in Lake County. A nearby deputy retrieved the box, recognized the contents, and pursued and stopped Boston.

During the pursuit, Boston discarded a bag of marijuana that hit the deputy’s windshield.

A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed another cigarette box with cocaine, a stolen pistol under the drivers’ seat, 13 bags with cocaine tin them, 5 alprazolam pills, and marijuana.

Boston later admitted that all of the drugs and the loaded firearm were his.

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