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Mobile County Man Sentenced to 60 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 William H. Steele sentenced Russell Curtis Odom on September 18, 2018 to serve a term of imprisonment of 60 months followed by 4 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 June 21, 2018. 

On January 31, 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 11. 2 grams of pure methamphetamine from the nightstand of the defendant’s bedroom.  The officers also located two loaded firearms in the home.

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 September 26, 2018