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Jackson Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Methamphetamine

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

Jackson, Miss. – Kelvin Roy Thompson a/k/a “HOT” a/k/a “OLD SCHOOL,” 60, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge David C. Bramlette III to distribution of actual methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst, Director John Dowdy with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Assistant Special Agent in Charge Derryle Smith with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Special Agent in Charge Dana Nichols with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives.  

As part of his guilty plea, Thompson admitted to selling methamphetamine to a Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Confidential Informant at his residence located in Jackson, Mississippi, on or about January 31, 2018.  The transaction involved the sale of approximately 26.9 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride with 98% purity. 

Thompson will be sentenced by Judge Bramlette on April 11, 2019, and faces a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison and a $5,000,000 fine.   

The case is the result of an investigation by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Jackson Police Department and the Ridgeland Police Department.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Keesha Middleton.



Updated January 28, 2019

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