CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A Hickory man accused of trafficking cocaine will spend between 35 and 51 months in prison.
Court officials announced Thursday that 29-year-old Christopher Market Propst pleaded guilty to trafficking cocaine by sale.
Propst was also given a suspended sentence of 14 to 26 months for possession of a firearm by felon and ordered to pay a mandatory fine of $50,000.
"[Propst] sold cocaine to an undercover officer in February 2016 and also was found to be in possession of a handgun and shotgun during execution of a search warrant at his residence that same month," officials with the Catawba County Justice Center said.
Propst was previously convicted of possession of cocaine in February 2006.