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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 13, 2018

New Orleans Man Sentenced For Fentanyl Distribution

NEW ORLEANS U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that TONY LAM, age 41, of New Orleans, was sentenced yesterday after previously pleading guilty to a one-count bill of information for distribution of over 40 grams of a mixture containing fentanyl. 

United States District Court Judge Martin L.C. Feldman sentenced LAM to 327 months of imprisonment followed by 8 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment fee. 

According to the bill of information, on July 7, 2017, LAM distributed over 40 grams of a mixture containing fentanyl. 

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan L. Shih is in charge of the prosecution.

 

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated December 13, 2018