BREAKING News Out Of Texas… IT’S DONE!

Like this article?

Texas Man Found Guilty by Federal Jury of Drug Conspiracy and Trafficking

Jackson, Miss. – Yesterday, after a three-day trial, a federal jury in Jackson, Mississippi, found Kevin Lawrence, 44, of Houston, Texas, guilty of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute, and use of a communication facility to commit the crime, announced United States Attorney Mike Hurst and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Assistant Special Agent in Charge J. Derryle Smith.

On March 24, 2013, DEA seized approximately 262 pounds of marijuana at local truck stop in Jackson, Mississippi, from Kendrick Applewhite and Steven Davison. Through the course of the investigation, agents learned that Kevin Lawrence had ordered the marijuana and coordinated the pickup of the marijuana with Applewhite and Davison.

On September 20, 2018, Applewhite and Davison pled guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 50 kilograms or more of marijuana. They are scheduled to be sentenced on December 21, 2018 by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III, and each face a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Judge Jordan, who also presided over the Lawrence case, will sentence Lawrence on January 18, 2019. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

ADVERTISEMENT - STORY CONTINUES BELOW
take our poll - story continues below

Whom do you consider to be the most corrupt Democrat Politician?

  • Whom do you consider to be the most corrupt Democrat Politician?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to AFF updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

This case was investigated by the DEA Jackson District Office, DEA Gulf Coast High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, and the Jackson Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Chris Wansley and John Meynardie.

SOURCE- THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)

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

WE WANT TO THANK ALL THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE DEDICATED THEIR LIVES TO KEEPING OUR COUNTRY SAFE.

GOD BLESS.

ADVERTISEMENT - STORY CONTINUES BELOW

Dean James III% 

Be sure to follow us on Nation In Distress and America’s Freedom Fighters on Facebook!

Like this article?

ADVERTISEMENT - STORY CONTINUES BELOW

Facebook Comments