Willis Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge

Neshoba County, Miss.

A man has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison in a federal drug case from Neshoba County.

29-year-old Dwight Deshay Willis was indicted in June on a charge of possessing with intent to distribute more than 200 grams of methamphetamine. The drugs were discovered in August 2012 during a routine traffic stop.

Willis was sentenced to 82 months in prison during a hearing in U.S. District Court in Jackson. Willis pleaded guilty in July.