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Houma Man Sentenced For Heroin Charges

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

NEW ORLEANS U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that MICHAEL C. CRAWFORD, JR., age 43, of Houma, was sentenced for distribution of heroin.

According to court documents, on January 20, 24, and 30, 2018, CRAWFORD distributed a quantity of a mixture containing a detectable amount of heroin. CRAWFORD pled guilty as charged.

Yesterday, Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle found that CRAWFORD was a career offender and sentenced CRAWFORD to 105 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Nicholas D. Moses and André Jones are in charge of the prosecution.

Updated December 5, 2019

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