Hattiesburg man sentenced to more than 10 years for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
From United States’ Attorney’s Office
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man was sentenced to more than 10 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
Nicholas Walker, 39, was given 125 months for selling more than 220 grams of methamphetamine after pleading guilty on Feb. 16.
The sentence was announced Thursday by United States Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge/Drug Enforcement Administration Brad Byerley.
According to court records, Walker was accused of selling 223.5 grams of meth for $2,000 on March 4, 2020, to a confidential source in Covington County.
The DEA investigated the case. Walker was indicted by a federal grand jury.
This case is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces operation, which identifies, disrupts and dismantles highest-level drug traffickers, money launderers, gangs and transnational criminal organizations that threaten the United States.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erica Rose.
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