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

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Garyville Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that BRAD BLANK, age 42, of Garyville, pled guilty Thursday, May 10, 2018 to charges relating to narcotics trafficking. 

According to court documents, BLANK conspired to distribute at least 50 grams of methamphetamine. For that charge, BLANK faces a term of imprisonment of at least ten years and up to life, a fine of up to $10,000,000, and at least five years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment, 

Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon set sentencing for August 16, 2018.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys Nicholas D. Moses and Jonathan L. Shih are in charge of the prosecution.

Updated May 15, 2018