“Old School” sentenced to over 6 years in prison for meth trafficking

Kelvin Roy Thompson, a/k/a “HOT” a/k/a “OLD SCHOOL”, is going to prison.

61-year-old Kelvin Roy Thompson, of Jackson, has been sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge David C. Bramlette III to 75 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, for distribution of actual methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst, Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Director John Dowdy with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, and Special Agent in Charge Kurt Thielhorn with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives.

On or about January 19, 2018, in Jackson, Mississippi, Thompson sold methamphetamine to an individual for $200.  The DEA lab confirmed the purchase to be 13.2 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride with 98% purity.  On or about January 31, 2018, Thompson again sold methamphetamine in Jackson to an individual for $425.  The DEA lab confirmed the purchase to be 26.9 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride with 98% purity.  Later that day, agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics executed a search warrant at the Jackson residence of Thompson and recovered multiple bags of methamphetamine, a bag of heroin, and 3 digital scales.  Agents also recovered a loaded Marlin bolt action rifle and Smith & Wesson revolver.

The case was the result of an investigation by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Jackson Police Department and the Ridgeland Police Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Keesha Middleton.