August 16, 2022

Moss Point Man Sentenced to over 17 Years for Drug Offense

Morgan Howard

A Moss Point man was sentenced to over 17 years for a drug offense.

According to the U.S. Attorney Darren J. LeMarca, and Special Agent in Charge Kurt Thielhorn, 38-year-old Labaron Mitchell was sentenced to 211 months in federal prison for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

According to information presented to the Court, between July 22, 2021, and January 7, 2022, law enforcement officers bought over 280 grams of methamphetamine and 2.7 grams of crack cocaine from Mitchell and one of his coconspirators.

Mitchell pled guilty on May 17, 2022, to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.  His coconspirator has also pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing.

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