Category: Mississippi – Northern District

Former Bail Bondsman From Bolivar County Sentenced To 121 Months In Prison For Illegal Gun Trafficking | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, Miss. – A former bail bondsman from Boyle, Mississippi was sentenced to more than ten years in federal prison on Wednesday in the United States District Court in Greenville…

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Texas Man Sentenced to Prison for Theft of Firearms in Mississippi | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, Miss. – A Killeen, Texas man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for his role in stealing firearms from a pawnshop in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Dominic Deshawn…

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Mississippi Prison’s Deputy Warden Charged with Civil Rights Offense for Beating Inmate | USAO-NDMS

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department announced today that a federal grand jury indicted Melvin Hilson, 49, currently a Deputy Warden at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, for repeatedly striking an inmate…

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Starkville Physician Sentenced for Receipt and Distribution of Misbranded Drugs | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, Miss. – A Starkville physician was sentenced today to three years of probation for receiving misbranded drugs in interstate commerce and distributing them with the intent to defraud his…

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Starkville Man Charged with more than $6 million in COVID-Relief Fraud, False Statements and Money Laundering | USAO-NDMS

STARKVILLE, Miss. – A Starkville man was arrested Thursday by FBI Special Agents after being indicted by a federal grand jury on criminal charges related to his alleged fraud scheme…

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Acting U.S. Attorney Clay Joyner Recognizes Police Week | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, Miss.— In honor of National Police Week, Acting U.S. Attorney Clay Joyner recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local, and Tribal law enforcement. This year, the week…

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Indianola Man Sentenced to Prison for 10 years On Federal Firearms Violations | USAO-NDMS

Greenville, Miss. – An Indianola man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for burglary of a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) and an unrelated charge of possession…

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US Attorney Lamar Resigns After Decades of Service | USAO-NDMS

OXFORD, Miss. – After nearly 30 years of service to the United States Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, William C. Lamar, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District…

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U.S. Attorneys in Mississippi Stand Ready to Protect Voting Rights on Election Day | USAO-NDMS

Jackson, Miss. – United States Attorneys Mike Hurst of the Southern District of Mississippi and William C. Lamar of the Northern District of Mississippi announced today that they have appointed…

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DOJ Charges More Than 14,200 Defendants With Firearms-Related Crimes In FY20 | USAO-NDMS

Oxford, MS – Today, the Department of Justice announced it has charged more than 14,200 defendants with firearms-related crimes during Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, despite the challenges of COVID 19…

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