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Moss Point Man Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

Gulfport, Miss. –   A Moss Point man pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute 112.5 grams of methamphetamine.

Ronald Charles Glaude, Jr., aka “Bug”, 34, pled guilty on October 26, 2023, in U.S. District Court in Gulfport.

According to court documents, on February 22, 2019, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents utilized a confidential informant to purchase a clear plastic bag containing a total package weight of approximately 112.5 grams of methamphetamine for $1,600 from Glaude at a residence in Moss Point.

Glaude is scheduled to be sentenced on January 22, 2024, and faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years and a maximum of life in prison. A federal district judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

U.S. Attorney Todd W. Gee of the Southern District of Mississippi and Special Agent in Charge Jermicha Fomby of the Federal Bureau of Investigation made the announcement.  

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pascagoula Police Department, and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. 

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erica Rose.

This case is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) operation. OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles the highest-level drug traffickers, money launderers, gangs, and transnational criminal organizations that threaten the United States by using a prosecutor- led, intelligence driven, multi-agency approach that leverages the strengths of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies against criminal networks.

Updated October 27, 2023

Drug Trafficking