Skip to main content
Press Release

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Narcotics Charges

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

Jackson, Miss. – John D. Anderson, 48, of Lake, Mississippi, pled guilty in U.S. District Court to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five grams of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced. Anderson will be sentenced on April 30, 2013, and a faces a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison and a $5 million fine.

This case is the result of an extensive investigation, dubbed “Operation Brusha”, targeting illegal narcotics distribution in Scott County, Mississippi. The investigation was conducted by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives and Homeland Security Investigations. Assisting agencies included the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, Forest Police Department, and Scott County Sheriff’s Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin O. Chalk.


If you believe you have been a victim of fraud from a person or an organization soliciting relief funds on behalf of storm victims, contact the National Center for Disaster Fraud toll free at:

(866) 720-5721

You can also fax information to:

(225) 334-4707

or e-mail it to:

Making sure that victims of federal crimes are treated with compassion, fairness and respect.

Training and seminars for Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

Help us combat the proliferation of sexual exploitation crimes against children.

Our nation-wide commitment to reducing gun crime in America.

Updated January 7, 2015