Forest Man Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

Jackson, Miss.
Willie Carlos Johnson, 25, of Forest, was sentenced Monday to serve 120 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release. He was charged with
conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in the Brusha community of Scott County.

Johnson was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $600.00 to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says Johnson was indicted following an extensive investigation, dubbed 'Operation Brusha that targeted illegal narcotics activity. He pleaded guilty Mar. 4, 2013.