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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Jackson Man Sentenced On Federal Drug Charge

Jackson, Miss. – Terrence Womack, 38, of Jackson, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate to 72 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine base (“crack”),announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen. Womack was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $9,000 to the FBI.


Womack was indicted in connection with “Operation Paperchase”, an extensive investigation targeting illegal narcotics distribution in the City of Jackson. He pled guilty to the charge on July 28, 2013.


This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation with assistance from the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals Service, Gulf Coast HIDTA, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Hinds County Sheriff’s Department, and Jackson Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin Chalk.

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