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Sacramento Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy

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

Gulfport, Miss. – A Sacramento, California man pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge Brad Byerley of the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Alvin Lucas, 41, pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Gulfport.

According to court documents and information presented to the Court, in the summer of 2019, an undercover agent ordered methamphetamine from Lucas, who instructed the undercover agent to send money for the purchase of the methamphetamine to Lucas’s girlfriend. Ultimately, Lucas’s girlfriend sent a package containing the methamphetamine to the undercover agent in Gulfport.

Lucas is scheduled to be sentenced on December 20, 2022. He faces a minimum sentence of 10 years imprisonment and a maximum sentence of life.  A federal district judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

The DEA investigated the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Buckner is prosecuting the case.

Updated September 26, 2022

Drug Trafficking