Category: Mississippi – Northern District

Sorority Treasurer gets 45 months for Wire Fraud | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, Miss. – An Oxford woman was sentenced last Friday to 45 months in prison for wire fraud committed while she was a volunteer for the Kappa Delta sorority at…

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Greenville Man Sentenced to More Than a Dozen Years in Prison For Drugs Sales and Illegal Guns | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, MS – A Greenville man was sentenced Friday to 12 years and 7 months in prison for selling drugs and for possessing guns as a previously convicted felon. According…

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Kentucky Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Harvest of Paddlefish | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, MS – Two Kentucky men were sentenced recently by the U.S. District Court for felony charges arising out of the illegal harvest of paddlefish and paddlefish roe from closed…

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Greenville Man Arrested for Threatening a “Killing Spree” | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, Miss.– A Greenville man was held in jail without bond today following his arrest last Friday for making online threats to commit a mass shooting in Greenville, Mississippi. According…

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Former Deputy Warden at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting Inmate | USAO-NDMS

WASHINGTON – Melvin Hilson, 50, a former deputy warden at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, was sentenced to 24 months in prison and three years of supervised release for…

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Clarksdale Woman admits to scheme involving RAMP Emergency Rental Assistance Fraud | USAO-NDMS

CLARKSDALE, Miss. – A judgment was entered against a Clarksdale resident in connection with a scheme to defraud the United States of more than $81,505 in Rental Assistance for Mississippians…

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Starkville Man Sentenced To 78 Months For PPP Fraud | USAO-NDMS

OXFORD, MS – A Starkville man was sentenced on Friday to 78 months in prison for more than $6,000,000 in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) fraud. According to court documents, Christopher…

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Monroe County Man to Serve 30 Years for Sexually Exploiting a Minor | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, Miss. – An Amory man was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison on Monday for producing and distributing child pornography. United States District Judge Neal B. Biggers sentenced…

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Desoto County Man Pays the Price for Producing and Distributing Child Pornography | USAO-NDMS

Greenville, Miss. – A Southaven man was sentenced today to 17.5 years in prison for distribution of child sexual abuse materials.  According to court documents, Daniel Blake Coulston, 27 years…

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Columbus Residents Indicted For Cares Act Fraud | USAO-NDMS

OXFORD, MS – A federal grand jury in Oxford, Mississippi returned an indictment on Wednesday charging Columbus, Mississippi residents Jabari Ogbanna Edwards and Antwann Richardson with fraud in connection with…

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