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Mobile County Man Sentenced to 110 Months in Prison for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Alabama

United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that United States District Court Judge Kristi K. DuBose sentenced Corey Dewayne Hughes on September 28, 2018 to serve a term of imprisonment of 110 months followed by 5 years of supervised release for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine in violation of Title 21 USC § 841(a)(1).  The defendant previously plead guilty to the offense on August 16, 2017. 

According to documents filed in connection with his guilty plea, on April 21, 2017, officers from the Mobile County Street Enforcement Narcotics Team (MCSENT) executed a search warrant at the defendant’s residence in Mobile County.  Prior to the search warrant being executed, the officers made several controlled buys from the defendant at this location.  During the search, officers recovered approximately 544 grams of pure methamphetamine from the defendant’s home and a number of firearms.  The defendant had four previous felony convictions to include Rape 2nd , Assault 2nd  and Dog-Fighting.

The case was investigated by Mobile County Street Enforcement Narcotics Team and referred for federal prosecution through the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations.  The case was prosecuted by Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Lead Attorney, George F. May for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Alabama.

Updated October 3, 2018