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Moss Point man pleads to possession with intent to distribute meth

Credit: U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Mississippi

A Moss Point man has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute 112.5 grams of methamphetamine.

Ronald Charles Glaude, Jr., aka “Bug”, age 34, pled guilty on Oct. 26 in U.S. District Court in Gulfport.

According to court documents, on Feb. 22, 2019, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents utilized a confidential informant to purchase a clear plastic bag containing a total package weight of approximately 112.5 grams of methamphetamine for $1,600 from Glaude at a residence in Moss Point.

Glaude is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 22, 2024, and faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years and a maximum of life in prison. A federal district judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pascagoula Police Department, and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erica Rose.

This case is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) operation. OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles the highest-level drug traffickers, money launderers, gangs, and transnational criminal organizations that threaten the United States by using a prosecutor- led, intelligence driven, multi-agency approach that leverages the strengths of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies against criminal networks.

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