Petersburg man sentenced to over 7 years for firearm, cocaine possession

Petersburg man sentenced to over 7 years for firearm, cocaine possession
Kevin Godette, 39, was wanted by Colonial Heights and Petersburg police for outstanding probation violations. (Source: Pixabay)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - A convicted felon was sentenced to more than seven years for firearm and cocaine possession.

The Petersburg man possessed two firearms as a convicted felon and cocaine during a high-speed chase with the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force.

Kevin Godette, 39, was wanted by Colonial Heights and Petersburg police for outstanding probation violations.

After leading police on a high-speed chase, Godette was arrested.

Authorities found more than $160 and multiple plastic bags containing cocaine. A backpack with two loaded semi-automatic pistols was also found.

Godette was a convicted felon at the time he was found, which prohibited him from possessing a firearm.

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