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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty in Methamphetamine-Trafficking Conspiracy

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that GLENN MELANCON, age 50, of New Orleans pled guilty today to one count of conspiring to traffic methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Louisiana.  MELANCON faces a maximum sentence of 20 years’ incarceration, a fine of up to $1,000,000 and at least 3 years of supervised release.  

U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan set sentencing for MELANCON on October 24, 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.

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Updated July 18, 2018