Longtime fugitive guilty of conspiracy, drug trafficking

A federal jury has convicted a 43-year-old Mississippi man, who had been on the run for more than a decade, for his role in a drug trafficking operation that spanned many states.

Posted: Jan 25, 2020 9:49 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a 43-year-old Mississippi man, who had been on the run for more than a decade, for his role in a drug trafficking operation that spanned many states.

Daniel Robert, of Meridian, was found guilty Thursday of several conspiracy and drug counts.

He faces up to life in prison and a $10 million fine when sentenced May 1.

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