Alabama man sentenced in drug trafficking case

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James Edward Orrell, 61, of Florence, Ala., was among a group of people charged with trafficking large amounts of the drug from December 2015 to February 2017.

Posted: Jan. 30, 2018 2:47 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) – An Alabama man has been sentenced for his role in bringing meth into north Mississippi.

James Edward Orrell, 61, of Florence, Ala., was among a group of people charged with trafficking large amounts of the drug from December 2015 to February 2017.

The indictments say nine people worked in concert with each other to transport the drugs from several states to Mississippi.

Orrell was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison and three years’ probation.

Stephanie Dyson, 39, of Corinth, pleaded guilty in the case Monday as well and will be sentenced in June. 

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