Marquale Dupree sentenced to 15 years for dealing meth

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A Philadelphia man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Wednesday for dealing meth.

Landon Marquale Dupree, 35, was charged with and pleaded guilty to selling methamphetamine to an individual on July 15, 2019, in Philadelphia.

Dupree was sentenced in federal court to serve 189 months in the custody of the Bureau of Prisons, to be followed by eight years of supervised release. He was also ordered to pay $4,595.00 in restitution to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.

Dupree has a prior felony conviction for the sale of cocaine in Neshoba County. 

This prosecution is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces investigation. 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.

The case is part of a joint investigation that includes local agencies like the Philadelphia Police Department, Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department, Neshoba County District Attorney’s Office and the Union Police Department.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin Chalk.

Othe involved agencies include the United States Immigration, Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, with assistance from US Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Flowood Police Department, Rankin County Sheriff’s Department, Hinds County Sheriff’s Department, Carthage Police Department, Louisville Police Department, and Mississippi Highway Patrol.


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