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Gulfport Man Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

Gulfport, Miss – Xzavier Earl Damon Wilson, 24, of Gulfport, entered a guilty plea today before Senior U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Brad L. Byerley, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Wilson is scheduled for sentencing by Judge Guirola on September 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., and faces a minimum of 5 years and maximum of 40 years in prison.  He further faces fines up to $5,000,000 and at least 5 years of supervised release. 

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit was investigating a heroin overdose and received information that Wilson was the source of supply.  On September 30, 2019, during a traffic stop of Wilson, deputies found 55.15 grams of 100% pure Methamphetamine, a small amount of marijuana and a Schedule I controlled substance synthetic cannabinoid.

A search of a car at the house Wilson was observed leaving produced 27.873 grams of Heroin, 375.9 grams of pure Methamphetamine along with pills.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration investigated the case.  It is prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.

Updated June 25, 2020

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