Saturday, April 17, 2021

U.S. Attorney Southern District

Hattiesburg Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Hattiesburg, Miss. – Charles Chandler Smith, 43, of Hattiesburg, pled guilty today before Senior U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to filing a false tax...

Human Smuggler Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Assaulting a...

Jackson, Miss. – Vicente Lopez-Sanchez, 41, an illegal alien from Mexico, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate to 180 months...

Jackson Man Sentenced to Over 6 Years in Federal Prison for...

Jackson, Miss. – Michael Devell Smith, 28, of Jackson, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate to 75 months in federal...

Gulf Coast Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Firearm

Gulfport, Miss. – Joseph Benjamin Posey, II, 19, of Biloxi, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to being an unlawful user...

Former Convicted Human Trafficker Pleads Guilty under Project EJECT to Illegally...

Jackson, Miss. – Christopher Michael Cockrell, 45, of Bentonia, pled guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Carlton W. Reeves to possession of a...

Hattiesburg Felon with Extensive Criminal History Sentenced to 5 Years in...

Hattiesburg, Miss. – Jermaine Brown, 36, of Hattiesburg, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Keith Starrett to 60 months in prison,...

Hattiesburg Felon Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Possessing Firearm...

Hattiesburg, Miss. – Michael Bounds, 30, of Hattiesburg, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Keith Starrett to 15 months in prison,...

Former Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tribal Council Member Pleads Guilty...

Jackson, Miss. – Randy Lamar Anderson, 46, of Conehatta, a former elected member of the Tribal Council for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians,...

Jackson Man Pleads Guilty to Narcotics Trafficking

Jackson, Miss. – Gregory Wayne Haygood a/k/a “Big”, 48, of Jackson, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate to conspiracy to...

Former Meridian Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Extortion

Jackson, Miss. – Former Meridian Police Officer Royric “Roy” Benamon, 27, pled guilty yesterday before Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to...