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New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – LARRY LABRY, age 50, a resident of New Orleans, pled  guilty on February 1, 2024 to conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(B), and 846, before United States District Judge Barry W. Ashe, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

LABRY admitted to being captured on court-authorized wiretaps discussing cocaine trafficking.  LABRY also acknowledged that police seized 497.4 grams of cocaine during a traffic stop from one of his co-conspirators.  

Judge Ashe set sentencing in this matter for May 9, 2024.  LABRY faces a mandatory minimum of 5 years up to a maximum term of imprisonment of 40 years, up to a $5,000,000 fine, at least 4 years of supervised release, and a mandatory special assessment fee of $100.

The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David Haller, Senior Litigation Counsel of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.


Shane Jones 

Community Outreach Coordinator

U.S. Attorney's Office 

Eastern District of Louisiana

Updated February 2, 2024

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