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October 17, 2012

JERMAINE HOLDEN, age 32, a resident of Terrebonne Parish, was sentenced today by U. S. District Court Judge Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. to serve over 16 years (200 months) imprisonment after pleading guilty to cocaine charges, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Duval imposed ten (10) years of supervised release following the term of imprisonment, during which time the defendant will be under federal supervision and risks an additional term of imprisonment should he violate any terms of his supervised release.

According to court records, HOLDEN sold crack cocaine to a confidential source working with the Louisiana State Police. The first drug transaction took place on December 4, 2008 in the Misty Bayou apartment complex in Houma. The second transaction occurred on February 26, 2009 in the parking lot of the Money Mart store, which is also located within the Houma city limits.

The investigation was conducted by the Louisiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency. The matter was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Spiro Latsis.

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