Two Jackson Residents Sentenced in Connection with Narcotics Investigation in the City of Jackson
|U.S. Attorney’s Office November 01, 2013|
JACKSON, MS—Fredrick Darnell Ford, 38, and Shamika Y. Fulford, 34, both from Jackson, were sentenced on Thursday, October 31, 2013, by U.S. District Judge David C. Bramlette, III for their roles in a drug trafficking operation in the city of Jackson, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen.
Fredrick Darnell Ford previously pled guilty to harboring a fugitive. He was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine. Ford was found harboring a co-defendant in the narcotics trafficking case.
Shamika Y. Fulford previously pled guilty to using a communication facility to further a drug trafficking offense. She was sentenced to nine months in federal prison, followed by one year of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $500 fine.
The investigation, dubbed Operation Paperchase, was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with assistance from the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals Service, Gulf Coast HIDTA, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Hinds County Sheriff’s Department, and Jackson Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin Chalk.