Jacob Nelson, 32, of Dupo has been found guilty of drug house and firearms charges in federal court.
The guilty verdicts were returned on Thursday after a four-day jury trial. Nelson was found guilty of maintaining drug-involved premises and unlawful possession of firearms by a user of controlled substances. Nelson was acquitted on distribution of heroin resulting in death.
According to evidence presented at trial, Nelson sold heroin, cocaine, marijuana, hydrocodone (Vicodin) and alprazolam (Xanax) from a house on North Third Street in Dupo between June 2010 and July 2012.
Nelson's sentence hearing is scheduled for 8 a.m. July 22. He faces a maximum possible sentence of no more than 20 years in prison.
The investigation which resulted in Nelson's conviction was conducted by the Columbia Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.