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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 23, 2015

PEARL RESIDENT SENTENCED TO PRISON ON DRUG CHARGES

 

Natchez, Miss - William Charles Carroll, a/k/a CC, 40, of Pearl, was sentenced on April 22, 2015 by U.S. District Judge David C. Bramlette III to 121 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine; and 60 months in prison for use of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking offense, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis. The sentences will run consecutively for a total of 181 months in prison.

Carroll pled guilty to the charges on January 8, 2015 before U.S. District Judge David C. Bramlette III.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration HIDTA and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, with assistance from the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol, Warren County Sheriff’s Department and the Pearl Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin Chalk.

Updated April 23, 2015