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

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Avondale Man Pleads Guilty to Crack and Heroin Conspiracy

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that TIMOTHY JOHNSON, age 35, pled guilty yesterday to violations of the Federal Controlled Substances Act.


According to court documents, a search warrant executed at JOHNSON’s residence in 2013 discovered approximately 150 grams of cocaine, other controlled substances, and paraphernalia associated with the distribution of narcotics.  A subsequent investigation in 2015 led to the interception of a package containing heroin intended for JOHNSON’s distribution.


JOHNSON faces a minimum term of five years of imprisonment, a maximum fine of $5,000,000, at least four years of supervised release, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Postal Inspection Service, and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney James S. C. Baehr is in charge of the prosecution.

Drug Trafficking
Updated October 5, 2017