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New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Distribution

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that ANYTHONY DOYLE (“DOYLE”), age 40, a resident of New Orleans, pled guilty on January 31, 2024 to three (3) counts of distribution of Fentanyl, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(B), and 841(b)(1)(C). In pleading guilty, the defendant faces, as to Counts One and Two, up to twenty (20) years in prison, at least three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $1,000,000. As to Count Three, the defendant faces a minimum of five (5) years in prison, up to a maximum of forty (40) years, at least four years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $5,000,000. As to each count, DOYLE faces payment of a mandatory special assessment fee of $100.

According to court documents, on at least three (3) separate occasions in August of 2023, DOYLE sold Fentanyl to special agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and

Explosives. These transactions were audio and video recorded.  Chief United States District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown set sentencing in this matter for May 16, 2024.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office would like to acknowledge the work of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on this investigation. The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney Maria M. Carboni of the Financial Crimes Unit.



Shane M. Jones

Public Information Officer

United States Attorney's Office, Eastern Districtg of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated February 1, 2024

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