News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: April 26, 2012
Contact: Terry E. Davis
Number: 504-840-1360

Six Sentenced in New Orleans Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

April 26 (New Orleans, LA) - Tremell Armstead , age 32; Jeffery G. Terrance, age 35 ; Herbert Keys, III, age 35 ; Brandon E. Turner, age 32; and Marlon Williams, age 34; all residents of New Orleans, Louisiana; as well as Latoya Jordan, age 29, a resident of Houston, Texas, were sentenced on April 25, 2012 before U. S. District Court Judge Ginger Berrigan for their involvement in a heroin trafficking organization that was investigated by the New Orleans Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Tremell Armstead was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison and five years of supervised release.

Jeffery G. Terrance was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and five years of supervised release.

Herbert Keys, III was sentenced to over eight years in federal prison and eight years of supervised release.

Brandon E. Turner was sentenced to over five years in federal prison and four years of supervised release.

Marlon Williams was sentenced to five years in federal prison and three years of supervised release.

Latoya Jordan was sentenced to six months incarceration followed by one year of home confinement and three years of supervised release.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorneys W. Scott Laragy and Kevin Boitmann.

Parents and children are encouraged to educate themselves about the dangers of drugs by visiting DEA’s interactive websites at www.JustThinkTwice.com, www.GetSmartAboutDrugs.com and www.dea.gov.

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