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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Defendant Sentenced Today for Firearm and Drug Trafficking Offense

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JAMIRON BARNES, a/k/a “Miron,” a/k/a “Myron,” age 22, was sentenced today to 60 months imprisonment for one count of Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking crime in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c)(1)(A).  U.S. District Court Judge Carl J. Barbier additionally sentenced BARNES to five years supervised release following his 60-month term of imprisonment and a $100.00 special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the continued coordinated effort of federal and state law enforcement authorities, including the United States Attorney’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s New Orleans Gang Task Force, and the New Orleans Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney Elizabeth Privitera is in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated July 11, 2018