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South Mississippi couple to plead guilty to conspiring to bring large amounts drugs to state


GULFPORT, Mississippi — Court records show two South Mississippi residents are set to plead guilty in a federal case accusing them of conspiring to bring large amounts of methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana from Houston to Mississippi.

The Sun Herald reports ( ) Angel Case, 47, and Kenneth Casey, 40, are set to enter pleas Tuesday before Chief District Judge Louis Guirola Jr.

Others arrested in the case are Delano Lewis, 45, Thomas Bernard, 34, and Tonya Winn, 50. They are set to go to trial in April.

A federal grand jury indicted each on conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, with Winn, Casey and Bernard also indicted on two counts each of attempted possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Case was also indicted on a charge of possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance.

All five were arrested shortly after Drug Enforcement Administration agents searched a home in the 900 block of Kaimuku Court in Diamondhead following an undercover buy there of ice, the purest form of meth.

Agents found ice, marijuana and prescription drugs. Case and Lewis were at the home at the time of the search.

Information from: The Sun Herald,

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