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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Houma Man Sentenced for Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

ELBERT MOORE, age 36, of Houma, Louisiana, was sentenced today before the Honorable Susie Morgan. MOORE was charged by way of a bill of information with violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act.

According to the court records, MOORE conspired to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin, a quantity of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine, and a quantity of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. MOORE admitted to being captured on a Title III wire intercept. 

MOORE was sentenced to 120 months in the Bureau of Prisons and eight years of supervised release following his release from prison.   

This case was investigated by Special Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).  The prosecution is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney David Haller.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated June 13, 2018