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Kilos of Marijuana and Firearms Nets D’Iberville Man Over 6 Years in Federal Prison

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

Gulfport, Miss. – Dung Anh Nguyen, 35 of D’Iberville, was sentenced to a total of 75 months by U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Dana Nichols.

After receiving a tip that drugs were being sold out of a D’Iberville home, Harrison County Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team, along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, served a search warrant on Nguyen’s home in March 2018.  Agents found approximately 2 kilos of marijuana along with several loaded firearms, large capacity magazines, ammunition and a ballistic vest.  Nguyen was previously convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances in Texas and Harrison County courts. 

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.

Updated November 28, 2018

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses