Jefferson Parish Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Trafficking Crimes
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced today that FLOYD ROBERTSON, age 27, from Jefferson Parish, pled guilty on September 28, 2023 to three counts of distribution of methamphetamine, and one count of distribution of a substance containing both heroin and fentanyl, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(A), and 841(b)(1)(C). His sentencing is set for January 4, 2024.
According to court documents, on three separate occasions between February and June 2021, Drug Enforcement Administration agents conducted controlled purchases of narcotics from ROBERTSON. During the transactions, ROBERTSON distributed more than fifty (50) grams of methamphetamine and a quantity of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of heroin and fentanyl.
At sentencing for Counts One, Two, and Three, ROBERTSON faces a minimum of ten (10) years up to a maximum term of life imprisonment, a maximum fine of up to $10,000,000.00, at least five (5) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee per count, pursuant to Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A). As to Count Four, ROBERTSON faces a maximum of twenty (20) years imprisonment, a fine of up to $1,000,000.00, at least three (3) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee, pursuant to Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C).
This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. The prosecution is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney Nolan D. Paige, Chief of the Narcotics Unit.
Shane M. Jones
Public Information Officer
United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana
United States Department of Justice