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Jackson Man Sentenced to Over 12 Years in Prison for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

Jackson, Mississippi – A Jackson man was sentenced today to 151 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.

Teson Kuran Daniel, 39, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Jackson.

According to court documents, on January 24, 2023, agents executed a search warrant at the residence of Teson Kuran Daniel. Inside the residence, agents found methamphetamine, cocaine, and two scales. Prior to the execution of the search warrant, Daniel sold methamphetamine and cocaine to a confidential informant on two occasions.   

Daniel pled guilty on December 14, 2023, to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

U.S. Attorney Todd W. Gee and Special Agent in Charge Robert Eikhoff of the Federal Bureau of Investigation made the announcement.     

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Jackson Police Department, Hinds County Sheriff’s Office, and the Byram Police Department.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Keesha Middleton.

Updated April 3, 2024

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