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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Houston Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MILTON CARLOS SEGURA-SANCHEZ, a/k/a “Milton Reyna Segura-Sanchez,” a/k/a “Milton Carlos Segura Reyna,” a/k/a “Carlos,” age 36, from Houston, Texas, has pleaded guilty to one count of Conspiracy to Distribute One Kilogram or more of Cocaine.  The defendant faces a sentence of between five and forty years imprisonment. 

SEGURA-SANCHEZ admitted that in July 2016, he directed another person to deliver approximately four kilograms of cocaine from Houston to Lowell, Massachusetts.  That person was later stopped by law enforcement on Interstate 12 near Hammond, Louisiana, and the cocaine was seized. 

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan L. Shih is in charge of the prosecution.

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Updated February 22, 2018