Tupelo man sentenced in drug trafficking case

Thomas Scruggs, 51, was among 11 people arrested in connection with the trafficking of meth into north Mississippi.

Posted: Jan 30, 2018 11:33 AM
Updated: Jan 30, 2018 11:59 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – A Tupelo man has been ordered to federal prison in a drug trafficking case.

Thomas Scruggs, 51, was among 11 people arrested in connection with the trafficking of meth into north Mississippi.

A federal indictment says the group worked together to bring large amounts of the drug into the area.

Following a four-hour sentencing hearing on Monday, Scruggs was ordered to serve 240 months in prison and three years’ probation.

One other person charged in the case, Jerry Zamora, 32, of Shannon, will be sentenced in the case Wednesday. 

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