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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 13, 2013

St. Helena Parish Man, Christien Scott, Sentenced After Pleading Guilty To Drug Charges

CHRISTIEN SCOTT, 29, a resident of St. Helena Parish, was sentenced today by U. S. District Court Judge Jane Triche Milazzo to seventy months imprisonment after pleading guilty to cocaine and marijuana charges, announced U. S. Attorney Dana J. Boente. In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Milazzo ordered that SCOTT be placed on four years of supervised release following his term of imprisonment and risks an additional term of imprisonment should be violated any terms of supervised release.

SCOTT pled guilty on March 12, 2013 to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute crack cocaine and marijuana and one count each of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

The investigation was conducted by Special Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorney Andre’ Jones.