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Man Sentenced To More Than 11 Years In Drug Case

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Jackson - A man has been sentenced in Mississippi to more than 11 years in prison in a federal drug case.
    
Walter Earl Bell was indicted in October 2012 and charged with participating in a scheme to distribute large amounts of cocaine and crack cocaine in Hinds County. Authorities say the drug ring operated from at least April 2010 to the time of the indictment.
    
Bell pleaded guilty to one count of drug distribution and was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Jackson to 140 months in prison.
    
Bell was among 13 people charged in the case.

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