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Forest Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges

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Nagsascus Terell Culpepper, 31, of Forest, Mississippi, pled guilty to two counts of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine ("ice"), announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis. He will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Carlton W. Reeves on June 4, 2013, and faces a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison and a $2 million fine.

This case is the result of an extensive investigation, dubbed "Operation Brusha", targeting illegal narcotics distribution in Scott County, Mississippi. The investigation was conducted by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, and Homeland Security Investigations. Assisting agencies included the Forest Police Department, Scott County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

The prosecutor in the case is Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin O. Chalk.

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