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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 22, 2013

Jackson Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

Jackson, Miss- Julian Michael Thompson, 33, of Jackson, was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to 94 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine base, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis. Thompson was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $2,940.

Thompson was indicted following an extensive investigation, dubbed “Operation Paperchase”, targeting illegal narcotics distribution in the City of Jackson.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with assistance from the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals Service, Gulf Coast HIDTA, and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin Chalk.

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