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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Saturday, November 2, 2013

Jackson Man Sentenced On Federal Drug Charge

Jackson, Miss. – Booker Tarvin a/k/a Shanky, of Jackson, was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine hydrochloride and “crack” cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen. Tarvin was also ordered to pay $11,159 in restitution to the FBI.


Tarvin was indicted as a result of “Operation Paperchase”, an extensive investigation targeting illegal narcotics distribution in the City of Jackson conducted 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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