Tuesday, April 23, 2019

U.S. Attorney Southern District

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...

Texas Man Found Guilty by Federal Jury of Drug Conspiracy and...

Jackson, Miss. – Yesterday, after a three-day trial, a federal jury in Jackson, Mississippi, found Kevin Lawrence, 44, of Houston, Texas, guilty of conspiring...

Three Illegal Aliens Plead Guilty to Unlawfully Reentering After Prior Removal

Gulfport, Miss. – Daniel Martinez-Rodriguez, 42, Jorge Rios-Juaquin, 41, and Anastacio Compean-Galicia, 37, all illegal aliens from Mexico, pled guilty this week before U.S....

Four Louisiana Businessmen Charged with Conspiracy and Bribery of Former Mississippi...

Jackson, Miss. – Four Louisiana businessmen have been indicted and arrested for conspiracy, paying bribes, and attempting to pay bribes to former Mississippi Department...

Former State Criminal Investigator Charged with Extortion

Jackson, Miss. – Frank Saddler, 52, of Ridgeland, was charged by Criminal Information with one count of Extortion Under Color of Official Right, relating...

ATF Hattiesburg Undercover Operation Nets Prison Time for Drug and Illegal...

Hattiesburg, Miss – Santoria L. French, 41, of Hattiesburg, and Lemont Antoine Jackson, 33 of Jackson, were sentenced yesterday to multiple years in federal...

McComb Man Sentenced for Committing Commercial Driver’s License Fraud

Jackson, Miss. – Derrious Emadrick Dillon, 37, of McComb, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge David Bramlette III to two years in prison...