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June 4, 2013

Jackson, Miss - Willie Carlos Johnson a/k/a Carlos, 25, of Forest, Mississippi, was sentenced on June 3, 2013 by U. S. District Judge Carlton W. Reeves to 120 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in the Brusha Community of Scott County. Johnson was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $600.00 to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Johnson was indicted following an extensive investigation, dubbed “Operation Brusha” targeting illegal narcotics distribution in Scott County, Mississippi. He pled guilty on March 4, 2013.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, Homeland Security Investigations and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics with assistance from the Forest Police Department, Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol, and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin O. Chalk.














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