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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 17, 2014

Indictment Unsealed In Interstate Methamphetamine Conspiracy

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced the recent unsealing of an indictment charging SHAWN JACCUZZO, age 43, of Houma, Louisiana, ANGELA WEAVER, a/k/a “Angela Adams,” a/k/a “Angela Constant,” age 43, and CHANCE WEAVER, age 30, both residing in Cypress, California.  According to the indictment, the defendants are charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine.  The indictment was unsealed on Thursday, October 16, 2014, after the arrest of ANGELA WEAVER and CHANCE WEAVER in Orange County, California, by United States Postal Inspectors.If found guilty as charged, the defendants could each face a mandatory minimum of 10 years of imprisonment, a $10,000,000 fine, and at least five years of supervised release.

U. S. Attorney Polite reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendants must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.  

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).  Assistant United States Attorney Matthew Payne is in charge of the prosecution.

(Download Indictment )

Updated November 18, 2014