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

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Houma Man Indicted on Heroin Charges

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced, after the unsealing of an indictment, that MICHAEL C. CRAWFORD, JR., age 42, of Houma, was charged  with three counts of distribution of heroin. 

According to the indictment, on January 20, 24, and 30, 2018, CRAWFORD distributed a quantity of a mixture containing a detectible amount of heroin. If convicted of these charges, the defendant face a term of imprisonment of up to twenty years.

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

This case is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office. Assistant United States Attorneys James S. C. Baehr, Nicholas D. Moses, and André Jones are in charge of the prosecution.

Updated February 27, 2018