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Pascagoula Man Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

Gulfport, Miss. –   Develon Lashonie Cunningham, 42, of Pascagoula, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Jere T. Miles, Special Agent in Charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations in New Orleans.   

Cunningham sold a total of two ounces of methamphetamine “ice” to a confidential informant on two separate occasions.  The purchases were made in Jackson County.

Cunningham will be sentenced on September 30, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. by Judge Ozerden, and faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine.

The case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Meynardie.

Updated June 25, 2019

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