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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Houma Man Pleads Guilty to Gun and Drug Charges

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that CHAD LANDRY, age 43, of Houma, pled guilty today to charges that he conspired to distribute over 500 grams of methamphetamine and unlawfully possessed a firearm in furtherance of his methamphetamine conspiracy.

The drug offense carries a sentence of ten years to life imprisonment, a fine of up to $10,000,000, and a minimum of five years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.  The gun offense carries a minimum term of imprisonment of five years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000, and up to five years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration, with assistance from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Long is in charge of the prosecution.

Chad Landry Factual Basis

Updated September 2, 2015