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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

Monday, July 9, 2018

New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty in Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy

NEW ORLEANS –  U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that PETER GIANDALONE, age 43, of New Orleans pled guilty today to one count of conspiring to traffic 500 grams or more of a mixture containing methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Louisiana.  GIANDALONE faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison, a maximum life sentence, a fine of up to $10,000,000 and at least 5 years of supervised release.  

U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan set sentencing for GIANDALONE on October 11, 2018.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Postal Inspection Service, Louisiana State Police, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Highway Patrol, Montgomery County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, AMTRAK Police, and the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office.  Assistant United States Attorney Brandon S. Long is in charge of the prosecution.                                                                             

Drug Trafficking
Updated July 9, 2018