Escambia Man Sentenced To 30 Years On Drug And Gun Charges

October 31, 2017

Circuit Judge Edward P. Nickinson sentenced Ozell Pressley, Sr. as a habitual felony offender to 30 years in state prison with a three year minimum mandatory and a $50,000 fine.

Pressley was convicted by an Escambia County jury of one count of  trafficking in cocaine (28 grams but less than 200), one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count of possession of controlled substance (less than 20 grams of cannabis).

On November 03, 2016, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators  served a search warrant at a known drug house located in the 2300 block of West Bobe Street. An investigation in to Pressley began after information was received that Pressley was distributing crack cocaine from the West Bobe Street house.

Pressley, a co-defendant and three other adults were located in the home, along with more than 30 grams of crack cocaine, cannabis and a loaded firearm. Pressley is a convicted felon and has an extensive criminal history, including five prior charges of the sell, manufacture, deliver, three prior charges of possession of controlled substance, resisting an officer with violence, attempting to flee and elude, felony battery, possession of marijuana (over 20 grams), improper exhibition of a firearm and aggravated battery.


One Response to “Escambia Man Sentenced To 30 Years On Drug And Gun Charges”

  1. Chris on October 31st, 2017 12:29 pm


    They are starting to call pot cannabis.
    How times have changed

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