Gulfport, Miss. – Montrecus Jaworski Campbell, 40, of Ville Platte, Louisiana, pled guilty today before Senior U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a substance containing methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Brad L. Byerley, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”).
According to the investigation, Campbell received shipments of methamphetamine at his home in Louisiana before providing the methamphetamine to co-conspirators to distribute throughout the Southern District of Mississippi. Agents intercepted one package that contained nearly 3 kilograms of 99% pure methamphetamine.
Campbell was indicted on August 11, 2020. He will be sentenced on March 2, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. At sentencing, he faces a minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum of life.
This case was investigated by the DEA with assistance from the Louisiana State Police. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan Buckner.