A man, 30-year-old Alverse Jeffrey Taylor from Stockton, California, was sentenced to up to 19 years for drug-related charges in Washoe County District Court Monday. Taylor was sentenced for one count of trafficking in a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance for sale.
Taylor will have to serve a minimum of over five and half years in prison before becoming eligible for parole.
Taylor is a documented Northside Gangster Crypt and was previously arrested in connection with a gang sweep coordinated by the Stockton Police Department in April.
Detectives arrested Taylor as part of a drug trafficking prosecution that stemmed from a 2015 investigation initiated by the Regional Crime Suppression Unit (RCSU). The investigation centered on an area of Reno that was experiencing a spike in drug activity and violence believed to be connected to the drug trafficking from California, particularly the Stockton area.
RCSU detectives initially made contact with…