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Metairie Man Sentenced for Manufacturing and Selling Explosive Devices and Possessing Anabolic Steroids in Federal Case

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

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced on Thursday, November 8, 2018, that BRAD MILLIGAN, age 39, of Metairie, has been sentenced to credit for time served and 2 years supervised release by the Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown for manufacturing and distributing explosive materials without a license and possessing anabolic steroids with the intent to distribute.  MILLIGAN did not possess a license to distribute either the explosives or anabolic steroids.

According to court documents, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) began investigating the shipment of explosive precursor chemicals which are used to manufacture explosive devices, such as M-type explosive devices.  ATF agents learned that MILLIGAN was purchasing large quantities of the precursor materials, all of which were ordered over the internet and delivered to his Metairie residence. A Crimestoppers tipster anonymously provided information to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office (JPSO) which stated that MILLIGAN was selling explosive devices and anabolic steroids from his residence.  Members of the JPSO and the ATF began a joint investigation into the information provided.

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser praised the work of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Brittany L. Reed was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated November 13, 2018