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New Orleans Man Sentenced on Federal Weapons Charges

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA –  QUENDRICK BAILEY, age 27, a resident of New Orleans, LA, was sentenced on May 25, 2023 by U.S. District Court Judge Carl J. Barbier to 30 months imprisonment, 3 years of supervised release, and a mandatory $100 special assessment fee in connection with a  one-count indictment pending against him, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans. 

 BAILEY was indicted for  possessing a firearm on June 12, 2022, as a convicted felon, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2).

BAILEY was involved in a shooting that took place on June 12, 2022.  After the shooting, BAILEY drove to a local Winn-Dixie where he crashed and subsequently left his vehicle. He then entered the Winn-Dixie, discarded his gun in a box full of bouncy balls meant for children and fled the scene.  Later, police were able to arrest  BAILEY for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and gun violence, and to make our neighborhoods safer for everyone.  On May 26, 2021, the Department launched a violent crime reduction strategy strengthening PSN based on these core principles: fostering trust and legitimacy in our communities, supporting community-based organizations that help prevent violence from occurring in the first place, setting focused and strategic enforcement priorities, and measuring the results.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Orleans Police Department.  The case  is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Inga Petrovich of the Violent Crime Unit       .


Shane M. Jones

Public Information Officer

United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated May 26, 2023

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