Posts Tagged ‘illegal drugs’

AG Hood still unhappy with Google

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood is again asking Google to do more to prevent people from using the search engine to find illegal drugs and pirated videos, music and games. Hood, as chairman of the intellectual property committee of the National Association of Attorneys General, has dogged the Internet giant for most of 2013. […] [...]

Man accused of trying to trade sports bar for cocaine

GULFPORT — Federal authorities in south Mississippi have charged a man with trying to trade a Gulfport bar for a large quantity of cocaine. Victor Darnell Williams was arrested Friday. He appeared in U.S. District Court in Gulfport on Monday for a preliminary hearing. The judge said there was enough evidence to send the case […] [...]

Ex-teller accused of stealing for drugs pleads innocent

GULFPORT — A Biloxi woman has pleaded not guilty to stealing $80,980 from a bank’s vault while she was employed as a vault teller. The Sun Herald reports 29-year-old Ashley Ann Keel entered her plea yesterday in U.S. District Court in Gulfport. Her trial is set for Dec. 3. Magistrate Judge Robert H. Walker ordered […] [...]

Men convicted of marijuana charges related to car lot raid

by Associated Press Published: September 30,2012

Tags: automobile, bench, car lot, charge, court, dealer, dealership, guilty, illegal drugs, judge, judicial, justice, law, legal, marijuana, retail, trafficing

JACKSON — Two men convicted of marijuana charges related to a raid on a Jackson car lot have been sentenced to more than five years each. Johnny Earl Course and David E. Jones were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Jackson related to a raid on Paradise Auto Sales in south Jackson. Jones was sentenced […] [...]

Auto dealer gets more than three years for marijuana possession

by Associated Press Published: August 3,2012

Tags: automobiles, Cars, dealer, dealership, illegal drugs, marijuana, sentencing

JACKSON — A man convicted of a marijuana charge related to a raid on a Jackson car lot has been sentenced to more than three years. Jeremy Lee Stambaugh, owner of Paradise Auto Sales in south Jackson, was arrested at the car lot in February along with Johnny Earl Course and David E. Jones. Stambaugh […] [...]

Physician pleads guilty to writing fake prescriptions; to repay $1.6M

by Associated Press Published: June 15,2012

Tags: bench, courts, doctor, drugs, guilty, illegal, illegal drugs, illicit drugs, judge, judicial, judiciary, pharmaceuticals, physician, plead, pleaded

NATCHEZ — A Mississippi physician who wrote fake prescriptions that helped defraud Medicare of more than $5 million lost her medical license and has been ordered in Baton Rouge, La., federal court to repay the insurer $1.6 million. Dr. Jo A. Francis, of Natchez, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit health care […] [...]

Car dealer pleads guilty after raid nets 416 pounds of marijuana

by Associated Press Published: May 29,2012

Tags: automobiles, car dealerships, Cars, courts, drugs, illegal drugs, illicit drugs, marijuana, plea, raid, sentencing

JACKSON — Federal court records say the owner of a used car dealership in Jackson has pleaded guilty to charges related to a raid on his business that allegedly uncovered 416 pounds of marijuana. Jeremy Lee Stambaugh, owner of Paradise Auto Sales in south Jackson, was arrested at the car lot in February along with […] [...]

Car dealer charged with intent to distribute 416 pounds of marijuana

JACKSON — The owner of a used car dealership in Jackson and two other men have been charged with possession with intent to distribute 416 pounds of marijuana after a tip led authorities to the car lot, federal court records said. Jeremy Lee Stambaugh, owner of Paradise Auto Sales in south Jackson, was arrested at […] [...]

Ex-surgeon gets jail time for writing illegal prescriptions

by Associated Press Published: January 9,2012

Tags: courts, doctors, drugs, health, healthcare, illegal drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, physicians, prescriptions, sentencing, surgeons

GULFPORT — A former Gulf Coast surgeon has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for writing and selling illegal prescriptions. In addition to the 135-month prison term, 43-year-old Je Song also was fined $10,000 by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden in Gulfport. The Sun Herald said a co-defendant — 41-year-old Oliver “Butch” […] [...]

Ex-surgeon to be sentenced for drug trafficking

by Associated Press Published: October 30,2011

Tags: courts, crime, doctors, healthcare, illegal drugs, medicine, physicians, prescription drugs, surgeons

GULFPORT — A Jan. 6 sentencing date has been set for a former Stone County surgeon who has pleaded guilty to selling prescriptions for pain pills and anxiety medication. A federal grand jury indicted 43-year-old Je Song in a 35-count indictment. Song has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. […] [...]

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