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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Hammond Man, Meredith Corbin, Sentenced For Drug Violations

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that MEREDITH CORBIN, age 33, of Hammond, Louisiana, was sentenced today, having previously pled guilty to possession of cocaine hydrochloride with intent to distribute and possessing a firearm during and in relation to that drug-trafficking crime.

U.S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon sentenced CORBIN to 12 months and 1 day for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and 60 months for possessing a firearm in relation to possession with intent to distribute cocaine, with sentences to run consecutively for a total of 72-month term of imprisonment.  Additionally, CORBIN was sentenced to serve 3 years of supervised release following imprisonment and ordered to pay a $200 special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Hammond Police Department in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Michael E. McMahon is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated November 18, 2014