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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Houma Man, Donald Richardson, Indicted For Distribution Of Cocaine

DONALD RICHARDSON, 35, a resident of Houma, was indicted by a federal Grand Jury today on two counts of distribution of crack cocaine, announced U. S. Attorney Dana J. Boente.

According to court records, on or about March 17, 2011 and March 23 2011, RICHARDSON did knowingly and intentionally distribute a quantity of crack cocaine. 

Each count of the indictment carries a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty years, a fine of $1,000,000. and a minimum of three years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.     

U. S. Attorney Boente reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

The investigation is being conducted by Special Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Terrebonne Parish Narcotics Task Force.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorney André Jones.

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