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Harrison County Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine

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

Gulfport, Miss – Paul David Graves, Jr., 49, of Moss Point, was sentenced today to 12 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release with 6 months of home confinement, for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Kurt Thielhorn with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives.  Graves was also ordered to pay a $3,000 fine.

In October 2018, Graves sold cocaine on three occasions, totaling 87 grams, at a home in Gulfport, for $3,600.

The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms investigated the case.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.

Updated July 1, 2020

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