Former Alderman Sentenced to Four Years for His Role in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

The Tennessee Department of Justice announced Friday that former Selmer, Tennessee Alderman Nickolas Atkins was sentenced for conspiring “to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine.” Atkins’ conviction was the result of a joint task-force investigation involving Timmy Jermaine Cole, who investigators found was¬†trafficking large amounts of methamphetamine, marijuana, and cocaine from individuals in Mexico to West Tennessee.

According to information presented in court, Atkins worked in a drug distribution ring under Cole.

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