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Drug charges land Abilene man 8 years in prison

By Maggie Gaskill, Senior Producer, mgaskill@ktxs.com
Published On: Jun 05 2014 07:15:47 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 06 2014 11:16:41 AM CDT
Alvin Van Spotwood III
ABILENE, Texas -

Alvin Van Spotwood, III will spend the next eight years in prison on two drug charges.

Spotwood, 22, was arrested in December 2012 and sentenced on Thursday.

According to police, drugs and two loaded guns were found inside Spotwood's south Abilene home. The gun was allegedly within reach of a baby.

The home was located near a daycare.

Spotwood was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to deliver in a drug free zone and possession of cocaine in a drug free zone.