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Franklinton Resident Pleads Guilty to Misprision of a Felony

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

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that DOMINIQUE WISE, age 32, of Franklinton, Louisiana, pled guilty today to a single count of misprision of a felony, stemming from a September 27, 2015, traffic stop, during which police seized one-half kilogram of powder cocaine from the floorboard of her car.  For this offense, WISE faces a maximum sentence of 3 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000 and no more than one year of supervised release. 

U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman scheduled sentencing for WISE on June 27, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Kenner Police Department in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Brandon Long is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated March 22, 2018