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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Houma Man Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that BLAIR ANDERSON, age 42, a resident of Houma, Louisiana, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and 846.

U.S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle sentenced ANDERSON to a term of imprisonment of 70 months, four years of supervised release, and a $100 mandatory special assessment.

According to court documents, ANDERSON conspired with others to distribute or possess with intent to distribute between 50 and 200 grams of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Louisiana State Police, and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorneys James S.C. Baehr and J. Ryan McLaren were in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated February 15, 2018