Moss Point Man Sentenced to Over 12 Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Gun Possession and Methamphetamine Trafficking

 

From:  News Release   6/12/19   GCN

 

Gulfport, Miss. – Kristopher Michael Williams, 33, of Moss Point, was sentenced yesterday by Senior U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. to 120 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm and 151 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Dana Nichols with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The sentences will run concurrently. Williams was further ordered to pay a $7,500 fine and serve 5 years of supervised release upon completion of his prison sentence.

 

Williams has a prior 2009 conviction for armed robbery in Jackson County. On November 17, 2017, Moss Point Police officers stopped Williams’s car, where they found marijuana and a .44 caliber pistol. In 2018, the South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team and the ATF purchased marijuana, methamphetamine, and a gun from Williams during an undercover investigation. Williams sold a total of 54.91 grams of Ice or actual methamphetamine.

 

The South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.