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Hattiesburg man sentenced on drug charges

James Porter James Porter
FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Hattiesburg man facing multiple drug charges plead guilty in Forrest County Circuit Court Friday morning.

James Porter, 26, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute more than 30 grams of cocaine.

Porter was sentenced to 25 years in prison, with 20 to serve and 5 suspended with post release supervision.

Porter was also ordered to pay a $5,000 fine, as well as fees to Mississippi Crime Victims Compensation Program as well as the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, and all of his court costs.

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