November 3, 2023

Gulfport Woman Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute 264 Grams of Pure Methamphetamine

Morgan Howard

A Gulfport woman pleaded guilty today to possession with intent to distribute 264 grams of pure methamphetamine.

61-year-old Mary Lou Harmon pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Gulfport.

According to court documents, agents received information that Harmon was receiving and distributing narcotics at an address in D’Iberville, Mississippi.  On July 8, 2020, agents intercepted a package sent to Harmon which contained 264 grams of pure methamphetamine.

Harmon pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. She is scheduled to be sentenced on February 16, 2024, and faces up to twenty years in prison. A federal district judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

U.S. Attorney Todd W. Gee of the Southern District of Mississippi and Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley of the Drug Enforcement Administration made the announcement.

The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Homeland Security Investigations.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Erica Rose is prosecuting the case.

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