Meridian man sentenced on drug charges - - Jackson, MS

Meridian man sentenced on drug charges

Clifton Ladell Williams.....Soruce: MCSD Clifton Ladell Williams.....Soruce: MCSD
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Thirty-seven year old Cliff Williams of Meridian was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to 133 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Williams was indicted as a result of DEA's “Operation Yeti Ice”, an extensive Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation, which began as an operation targeting illegal narcotics distribution in central Mississippi. The drug network involved the distribution of over 100 Kilograms of Methamphetamine and encompassed the states of California and Mississippi.

The OCDETF program is a joint federal, state and local cooperative approach to combat drug trafficking and is the nation's primary tool for disrupting and dismantling major drug trafficking organizations, targeting national and regional level drug trafficking organizations, and coordinating the necessary law enforcement entities and resources to disrupt or dismantle the targeted criminal organization and seize their assets.

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