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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 6, 2013

Michael D. Brumfield Indicted For Possession With Intent To Distribute Cocaine

MICHAEL D. BRUMFIELD, age 45, a resident of Hammond, Louisiana, was charged in a one-count indictment filed May 3, 2013 for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, a Schedule II narcotic drug controlled substance, announced U. S. Attorney Dana J. Boente.   The defendant was arrested this morning.

According to court records, on or about April 10, 2013, BRUMFIELD did knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine hydrochloride. 

If convicted, BRUMFIELD faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty years, a $1,000,000 fine, three years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.

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 case was investigated by the Hammond Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorney Julia K. Evans. 

(Download Indictment )