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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Interstate Travel in Aid of Lawful Activity

Gulfport, Miss – Jywaun Davis Williams, 29, of Charlotte, North Carolina, pled guilty today before Chief U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola to interstate travel in aid of drug trafficking activity, announced U. S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and DEA Special Agent in Charge Keith Brown.

Williams was charged following a traffic stop on I-10 in Gulfport in April, 2014. He will be sentenced on October 22, 2015, and faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.

This case was investigated by the Gulfport Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams is prosecuting the case.

Updated July 29, 2015