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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 28, 2013

Dominique Adams Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking, Firearm And Escape Charges

DOMINIQUE ADAMS, age 22, a resident of Metairie, Louisiana, pled guilty today before U. S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo to violations of the Controlled Substance Law, the National Firearms Act and for escape from a federal officer, announced U. S. Attorney Dana Boente. 

ADAMS pled guilty to felonies involving distribution of crack cocaine, carrying a firearm in furtherance of his drug distribution and felony escape from federal ATF officers who had arrested him for the above crimes.  ADAMS faces a maximum of 10 year imprisonment on the narcotics charge,  a mandatory minimum of five years imprisonment with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment for carrying a firearm in furtherance of his drug distribution and the escape charge carries a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment.   

This case was investigated by Special Agents of the United States Justice Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tony Gordon Sanders of the Violent Crimes Unit.

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