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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Two Lafourche Men For Being Felons in Possession of a Firearm

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that on June 20, 2019, JAVANTI COLER, age 25, a resident of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, and DEONDRE GRAMMA,  age 26, also a resident of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, were charged in a one-count indictment by a federal grand jury.  In count one, COLER and GRAMMA are charged with being convicted felons in possession of a firearm. 

If convicted of count one, both COLER and GRAMMA face a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00, a period of supervised release up to 3 years, and a mandatory assessment fee of $100.00.

U. S. Attorney Strasser reiterated that an indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.  

The case was investigated by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Thibodeaux Police Department, The Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office, and the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (A.T.F.).  Assistant United States Attorney Maurice Landrieu is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated July 1, 2019

Firearms Offenses