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Another guilty plea in "Operation Brusha"

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Nagsascus Culpepper has pled guilty to drug charges in an investigation dubbed "Operation Brusha." The investigation targeted illegal narcotics distribution in Scott County.

Culpepper, 31, of Forest, pled guilty to two counts of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. He will be sentenced by U. S. District Judge Carlton Reeves June 4. He faces a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison and a $2-million fine.

"Operation Brusha" was conducted by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, and Homeland Security Investigations. Assisting agencies included the Forest Police Department, Scott County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

The prosecutor in the case is Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin O. Chalk.

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