Man pleads guilty to selling counterfeit goods in Harrison County

October 28, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — Federal court records say a man has pleaded guilty to trafficking in counterfeit purses, wallets and other items in Harrison County.

Ousainou Mahanera pleaded guilty last Monday in U.S. District Court in Gulfport. Sentencing is set for Jan. 27. He was indicted Aug. 20, but the case was sealed until his arrest in New Orleans in September…

Doctor sentenced to 13 months in drug case

December 3, 2012 in Health, News, Statewide News

A Columbus doctor has been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison on three counts of distributing narcotics.

Dr. Mark Burtman was sentenced in federal court in Oxford.

Burtman was charged with illegally distributing prescription painkillers. He pleaded guilty to the three counts on June 28.