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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A former Miami International Airport operations manager was sentenced to 50 months in prison for conspiracy to possess and sell cocaine.

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Vinicio Morales, 53, previously pleaded guilty to the conspiracy charge.

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Court records show that in 2011 Morales agreed to take $12,500 for his help in offloading cocaine being flown into Miami from arriving international flights.

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Morales was arrested after he reportedly offloaded what he believed to be five kilograms of cocaine from the cargo can of an arrival at MIA.