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

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Maryland Man Sentenced On Drug Charges

Jackson, Miss. – Ransel Keith Pryor, age 44, of Clinton, Maryland, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to serve 188 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis. Pryor was also ordered to pay a fine of $17,500.00.

Pryor was charged as the result of a traffic stop on I-59 in Jones County, Mississippi, where he was found to be in possession of over five kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Pearl Police Department, and Jones County Sheriff’s Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin Chalk.


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