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

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Houston Man Sentenced for Cocaine Conspiracy

NEW ORLEANS –  U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MILTON CARLOS SEGURA-SANCHEZ, age 36, from Houston, Texas, was sentenced on May 16, 2018 by United States District Judge Sarah S. Vance. 

 SEGURA-SANCHEZ pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of cocaine hydrochloride, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(B), and 846. 

Judge Vance sentenced SEGURA-SANCHEZ to 88 months imprisonment.  Upon release, SEGURA-SANCHEZ will serve a 4 year term of supervised release.  Additionally, the defendant was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. 

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 May 17, 2018