Pass Christian Man Sentenced to Over 4 Years for Selling Fentanyl | USAO-SDMS

Gulfport, Miss – Carter Tranh Tran, 42, of Pass Christian, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 50 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for selling fentanyl, announced U. S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerly with the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Starting in February 2018, Tran sold narcotics on numerous occasions, including fentanyl that he represented as Adderall.  In February 2020, following additional sales of marijuana at Tran’s convenience store, Gulfport Police Department officers executed search warrants on Tran’s store and home.  Law enforcement recovered 14 pounds of marijuana from Tran’s home and an additional 13 pounds from the convenience store on Pass Road in Gulfport.

The Gulfport Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration investigated the case.  It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.

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