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Metairie Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone

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

NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that AARON JEFFREY DENN, age 34, a resident of Metairie, Louisiana pled guilty on November 5, 2019 to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. 

According to court documents, between March and April 2019, DENN conspired to distribute oxycodone pills, which he obtained unlawfully on the black market.  DENN faces up to 20 years’ imprisonment, a fine of up to $1,000,000 and at least three years of supervised release. 

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office for their work investigating the case.

The case is being prosecuted by Jared Hasten of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section and Assistant United States Attorney Myles Ranier. 

Updated November 5, 2019

Drug Trafficking