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Official resigns after guilty plea to drug conspiracy in Mississippi and North Carolina vape shops

May. 07, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A city council member in south Mississippi is leaving office after pleading guilty to a federal conspiracy charge related to running a business that sold illegal drugs in his home state and North Carolina. Robert Leon Deming, III, announced his resignation from...

Mississippi city council member pleads guilty to federal drug charges

May. 03, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city council member pleaded guilty to federal charges after running a multimillion-dollar illegal drug business, prosecutors said Thursday. Biloxi City Council member Robert Leon Deming, III, 47, reached a plea agreement with the U.S....