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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Biloxi Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Conspiracy on Second Day of Trial

 

Gulfport, Miss. – Donald Eric McRoy, 53, of Biloxi, pled guilty yesterday, on the second day of his trial before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden, to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Jere T. Miles with Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations in New Orleans.

On four separate occasions in 2016, McRoy sold, directly or indirectly, quantities of heroin to an individual acting in an undercover capacity. The investigation also revealed that McRoy was obtaining large quantities of heroin from a dealer in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

McRoy will be sentenced on November 2, 2018 by Judge Ozerden and faces a maximum penalty of life in prison and a $10 million fine.

The case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Meynardie

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 25, 2018