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Date: 09-15-2023

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United States of America v. Terll Shell, a/k/a "Toad"

Case Number: 3:20-cr-00033

Judge: Daniel P. Jordan, III

Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi (Hinds County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Jackson

Defendant's Attorney: Mike Cory

Description: Jackson, Mississippi criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine on the Choctaw Indian Reservation.

Terll Shell 42, of Philadelphia, distributed methamphetamine on the Choctaw Indian Reservation from May 2019 to April of 2020.

A federal grand jury indicted Shell in August 2020. On December 11, 2020, Shell entered a plea of guilty to count one of the indictment charging conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.

The case was investigated by the Choctaw Police Department of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, the U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kevin J. Payne and Special Assistant United States Attorney Brian Burns.

Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance

Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 68 months in the BOP to be followed by a 3-year term of supervised release. Defendant is ordered to pay a partial fine in the amount of $1,500.00 and a special assessment fee in the amount of $100.00

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