Skip to main content
Press Release

Lockport Man Sentenced in Conspiracy to Traffic Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JAMES SIGLAR, age 41, of Lockport, LA, was sentenced today after having pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.  

United States District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman sentenced SIGLAR to 37 months’ imprisonment and a supervised release period of 3 years.

According to court documents, on July 6, 2016, SIGLAR agreed to meet his codefendant, Damien Jackson, on Grand Calliou Road in Houma, Louisiana, in order to purchase two ounces of methamphetamine, which SIGLAR intended to resell.  SIGLAR was arrested by law enforcement as he arrived at the meeting.  For his part, Jackson also pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.  Jackson is scheduled for sentencing on November 7, 2018. 

U.S. Attorney Strasser 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 September 12, 2018

Drug Trafficking