Monday, October 15, 2018

U.S. Attorney Southern District

Gulfport Man Receives Over Five Years in Federal Prison for Illegally...

Gulfport, Miss. – Jaquan Deshawn Carter, 21, of Gulfport, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 64 months in prison, followed...

Illegal Alien Found Guilty by Federal Jury of Illegally Possessing a...

Jackson, Miss. – Yesterday, after a two-day trial before U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate, a federal jury in Jackson found Ankit Puri, 34,...

Moss Point Man Sentenced to Over Twenty Years in Prison on...

Gulfport, Miss – Edward Corneilus Bridges, 38, of Moss Point, Mississippi, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 250 months in...

U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst Announces Significant Progress in Making our Communities...

Jackson, Miss. - In October 2017, the Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of Project Safe Neighborhoods (“PSN”), which Attorney General Jeff...

Jasper County Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Unregistered Machine Gun

Hattiesburg, Miss. – James Christopher Varner, 39, of Stringer, Mississippi, entered a guilty plea today before U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to illegally possessing...

Three-Time Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty under Project EJECT to Illegally Possessing...

Jackson, Miss. – Randy Williams, 47, of Jackson, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate to being a felon in possession...

Illegal Alien Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Re-Entering the United States

Gulfport, Miss. – Fernando Ochoa-Hernandez, 29, an illegal alien from Mexico, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to the crime of...

Federal Corrections Officer Indicted and Arrested for Accepting Bribes

Jackson, Miss. – Anthony Robinson, 39, of Yazoo City, was arrested by FBI Agents this morning based on a one-count indictment returned by a...

Pascagoula Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearm

Gulfport, Miss. – Byron Ratliff, Jr., 21, of Pascagoula, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 2 years in prison, followed...

Illegal Alien Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Reentering United States After Removal

Gulfport, Miss. – Donai Villafuerte-Martinez, 28, an illegal alien from Guatemala, pled guilty yesterday before Senior U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr., to the...