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Boothville Man Sentenced In Cocaine-Trafficking Conspiracy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that defendant JERRELL ENCALADE, age 35, of Boothville, LA, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to one count of conspiring to traffic cocaine hydrochloride and cocaine base (“crack”), in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(B), and 846. 

U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman sentenced ENCALADE to 90 months’ incarceration as well as 4 years of supervised release.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office (PPSO), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), Kenner Police Department (KPD), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Houston Police Department (HPD) in their investigation of this case.  Assistant United States Attorney Brandon S. Long is in charge of the prosecution.                                   

Updated August 21, 2019

Drug Trafficking