A Frederick County court has sentenced a West Virginia man convicted of drug dealing charges to prison for 30 years.

Judge Michael Galloway sentenced Christopher Dorsey to 80 years in prison with all but 30 years suspended Thursday. A jury in Frederick County Circuit Court found Dorsey, 35, of Inwood, guilty of nine charges related to cocaine distribution.

Dorsey was arrested in March 2017 after police searched two Frederick houses that Dorsey frequented as well as his West Virginia residence, according to the Frederick County State's Attorney's Office. Between the two Frederick County locations, police found more than 448 grams of cocaine and $5,300 belonging to Dorsey. 

Dorsey's guilty verdict was delivered at the end of a two-day trial in June. Frederick County Deputy State's Attorney Nanci Hamm prosecuted the case.

Galloway also sentenced Dorsey to five years of supervised probation after his release.

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