Saginaw man convicted of federal drug, gun offenses
BAY CITY, Mich. (WNEM) - Officials said that a 21-year-old Saginaw man facing several federal charges was convicted Friday.
Cortiyah Moore faced a federal jury in Bay City following a three-day trial.
According to testimony and evidence, on September 27, 2021, State Police Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a car with three men inside.
The troopers found a loaded, semi-automatic pistol with an extended magazine at Moore’s feet. Officials said Moore also had a large amount of cash, as well as the driver and passenger.
Troopers also found fentanyl and crack, and a second pistol with a drum magazine and auto-sear.
Moore was charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and crack cocaine, possession with intent to distribute, possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking and felon in possession of a firearm. Officials said a jury found Moore guilty on all counts.
Moore, who was a convicted felon out on probation at the time of the traffic stop, faces a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in prison, and a maximum of life. He is scheduled to be sentenced on January 19, 2023.
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