Sentence handed down for local drug operation

A local man will spend time behind bars in connection to a large-scale drug trafficking operation in North Mississippi.

Posted: Oct 4, 2018 10:52 AM
Updated: Oct 4, 2018 7:16 PM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - A local man will spend time behind bars in connection to a large-scale drug trafficking operation in North Mississippi.

Jackie Lee Brooks, 54, of Ashland, the leader of this multi-defendant conspiracy, was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison resulting from his role in the meth distribution conspiracy. He was sentenced in federal court Wednesday in Aberdeen.

MGN Online

This trans-national drug trafficking organization was responsible for the distribution of hundreds of pounds of meth from Mexico through Southern California to North Mississippi.

The investigation was conducted by several agencies including the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department, Tippah County Sheriff’s Department and the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit.

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