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

Friday, March 8, 2013

Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Possession With Intent To Distribute More Than 50 Grams Of Methamphetamine

Jackson, Miss - Alberto Morales Alejandre, 25, of Dallas, Texas, pled guilty on March 7, 2013 to possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced.

Alejandre was indicted following his arrest on July 16, 2012 when, during a traffic stop on I-20, he was found to be transporting 9,991 grams of methamphetamine in a hidden compartment beneath the carpet of his vehicle. He will be sentenced on May 23, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. and faces a maximum sentence of life in prison and a $10 million fine.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Pearl, Mississippi Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin Chalk.


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