Lockport Man Pleads Guilty in Conspiracy to Traffic Methamphetamine
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana
U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JAMES SIGLAR, age 40, of Lockport, pled guilty yesterday to conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
On August 25, 2016, SIGLAR and his codefendant, DAMIEN CLARK, had been charged in a five-count Indictment with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and using cell phones in furtherance of their drug operation. On October 4, 2017, Clark pled guilty to conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Clark is scheduled for sentencing on March 14, 2018.
SIGLAR is facing a maximum sentence of 20 years’ imprisonment, as well as a possible fine of up to $1,000,000. U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman will sentence SIGLAR on April 18, 2018.
U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Postal Inspection Service, the Houma Police Department, and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office. Assistant U.S. Attorneys James S.C. Baehr and Brandon S. Long are in charge of the prosecution.
Updated January 11, 2018