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Gautier Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute over 1800 Grams of Methamphetamine

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

Gulfport, Miss. –  A Gautier man was sentenced to 192 months in federal prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute over 1800 grams of methamphetamine.

Tevin Lashonfloyd Minor, 32, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Gulfport.   

According to court documents, Minor sold narcotics to buyers on three separate occasions. On July 11, 2022, Minor sold approximately 206 grams of methamphetamine at a residence in Moss Point, Mississippi. On July 26, 2022, Minor sold 446 grams of methamphetamine at a residence in Moss Point; and on October 11, 2022, Minor sold 1209 grams of methamphetamine in Pascagoula. 

Minor was indicted by a federal grand jury on January 10, 2023. He pled guilty on June 22, 2023, to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

U.S. Attorney Todd W. Gee and Special Agent in Charge Robert Eikhoff of the Federal Bureau of Investigation made the announcement.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Safe Streets Task Force Pascagoula Resident Agency and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erica Rose.

This case is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) operation. OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles the highest-level drug traffickers, money launderers, gangs, and transnational criminal organizations that threaten the United States by using a prosecutor- led, intelligence driven, multi-agency approach that leverages the strengths of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies against criminal networks.

Updated May 30, 2024

Drug Trafficking