Former Cochran aide gets continuance in drug case

WASHINGTON – A former senior aide to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran was granted a continuance Friday in the drug case against him.

Fred Pagan, 49, a longtime Cochran staffer, pleaded not guilty in April to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell continued the case until July 10.

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6/5/15