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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bogalusa Man Sentenced for Oxycodone Distribution

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that DONALD FONTENOT, age 63, of Bogalusa, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to four counts of selling oxycodone tablets to an undercover Drug Enforcement Administration agent.  Oxycodone is a prescription-only Schedule II controlled substance and a highly addictive and abused opioid drug.

U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt sentenced the defendant to a term of imprisonment of 24 months, 3 years of supervised release, and a $400 special assessment.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the DEA Tactical Diversion Squad in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Michael B. Redmann was in charge of the prosecution

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 20, 2016