Picayune man sentenced to over 6 years on drug trafficking charges
GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Monday, Picayune man Jordan Rayshade Bolton, 20, has received a 77-month sentence for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute fentanyl.
According to court records, law enforcement became aware of a possible drug trafficking organization in Pearl River County involving Bolton and a co-conspirator in December of 2021. A controlled purchase of fentanyl pills was carried out with Bolton and his co-conspirator at a Picayune residence on February 8, 2022.
A search warrant was carried out on the residence six months later, and 60 fentanyl pills were recovered along with four firearms.
The case was investigated by the DEA and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erica Rose.
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