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Hammond Man Pleads Guilty To Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ADAM LUMPKIN, age 35, a resident of Hammond, Louisiana, pled guilty on October 22, 2019, to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine.

According to court documents, LUMPKIN possessed with intent to distribute methamphetamine in Hammond, Louisiana, on December 14, 2018. LUMPKIN faces a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 10 years and a maximum of life imprisonment, a fine of up to $10,000,000.00, and at least five years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment. 

U.S. District Judge Greg Guidry set sentencing for LUMPKIN on January 28, 2020.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Hammond Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Paige O’Hale is in charge of the prosecution.


Updated November 13, 2019

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