NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A man was sentenced Monday to more than 17 years in prison for drug trafficking and discharging a firearm.
Court documents say that 28-year-old Aaron Robinson and his co-defendant, 31-year-old Rodrick Greene, participated in a heroin, cocaine base and cocaine trafficking conspiracy in Hampton Roads from September 2017 to March 2018.
In December 2017, Robinson discharged a firearm during a drug trafficking crime at the Budget Lodge Motel in Newport News, where one individual was shot in the stomach and leg.
Both men were arrested in March 2018, after conducting a cocaine transaction and Greene was found in possession of a firearm used in furtherance of the cocaine sale.
Greene previously pleaded guilty and was sentenced on July 1 to over seven years in prison for his role in the drug trafficking conspiracy and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.