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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Chalmette Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that GREGORY GIBSON, age 33, of Chalmette, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to distribution of heroin.

U.S. District Judge Lance M. Africk sentenced GIBSON to 42 months imprisonment to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

According to court documents, GIBSON distributed a quantity of heroin on or about October 8, 2013.  GIBSON also admitted to dealing between 400 and 700 grams of heroin.   

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney David Haller was in charge of the prosecution.

Topic: 
Drug Trafficking
Updated October 20, 2016