Carson man sentenced to federal prison for selling methamphetamine

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – A Carson man was sentenced on Wednesday to 17 and a half years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

According to court documents, Charles John Barrett, 37, sold methamphetamine to a person in Hattiesburg on multiple occasions between January and November of 2020. 

Barrett was indicted by a federal grand jury on October 20, 2020.  He pled guilty on March 23, 2021, to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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