- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Gulfport man has pleaded guilty to a charge of misprision of a felony for failing to report to authorities a drug conspiracy involving the anti-anxiety drug Xanax and an anabolic steroid. Joshua Jones of Gulfport also pleaded guilty to allowing the use of his personal information to set up accounts for the drug proceeds.

The Sun Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1R3F7vs) Jones pleaded guilty Thursday to a bill of information charging him with the crime. His sentencing is Oct. 18 in U.S. District Court in Hattiesburg.

Jones was one of four indicted in a drug conspiracy.

According to the indictment, the conspiracy to distribute Xanax and the anabolic steroids occurred in Harrison County between January and October 2012.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, https://www.sunherald.com

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