FBI Task Force Arrests Five for Drug Trafficking
JACKSON, MS—The FBI’s Pascagoula Safe Streets Task Force arrested five south Mississippi men on federal drug trafficking charges on Monday and Tuesday.
On Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, federal, state and local law enforcement arrested:
- Mack Allen Bradley, aka “G Mac,” age 49, of McLain, Mississippi
- Joseph Land, aka “Big Bruh,” age 41, of Perry County, Mississippi
- Antonio Hugger, aka “Lil Tony,” age 29, of McLain, Mississippi
- Terry Mills, Jr., aka “TJ,” age 20, of Leakesville, Mississippi
On Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, law enforcement arrested:
- Markell Kelvin Brown, aka “MK,” age 22, of McLain, Mississippi
All five subjects have been charged with Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine. If convicted, these subjects face maximum sentences of ten years to life in a federal penitentiary and fines of up to $10 million.
The subjects made initial appearances before United States Magistrate Judge John C. Gargiulo, United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi in Gulfport on Tuesday. Magistrate Judge Gargiulo ordered the subjects to be held pending Detention Hearings set for Monday, August 20, 2018.
Agencies assisting with the arrests were the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, the George County Sheriff’s Office, the Perry County Sheriff’s Office, Lucedale Police Department, the Southeast Mississippi Narcotics Task Force, the U.S. Marshals Service, and Hattiesburg Police Department.
The FBI Safe Streets Task Force is a Gulf Coast High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area initiative and receives funding from the Office of National Drug Control Policy in Washington, D.C. It is made up of special agents from the FBI and law enforcement officers from the Pascagoula, Moss Point, Gautier and Ocean Springs Police Departments, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, and U.S. Border Patrol.
These charges are merely an accusation, and defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.