Trial date set in Miss. drug case - - Jackson, MS

Trial date set in Miss. drug case

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Dec. 6 trial date has been set for two Hurley residents indicted on a federal charge of conspiracy to manufacture more than 17 1/2 pounds of methamphetamine.

Agents with the FBI Safe Streets Task Force arrested 44-year-old Nicholas James Prassenos and 36-year-old Christi Dawn Tompkins in August after they were indicted on the federal drug charge.

Though the case is set for trial, The Sun Herald reports records indicate plea negotiations are ongoing.

If convicted, each faces a maximum sentence of life in prison and fines of up to $4 million.

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