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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

New Orleans Man Sentenced For Heroin Conspiracy

NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that QUINTON RISIN, a/k/a “Quentin Risin,” age 36, of New Orleans, was sentenced today for conspiring to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin. The Honorable Susie Morgan sentenced RISIN to 60 months imprisonment, (4) years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

According to court records, RISIN conspired with codefendant Arthur Johnson and others to distribute heroin throughout the New Orleans area. RISIN had been a customer of Johnson’s. The evidence against RISIN includes numerous intercepted communications, physical surveillance, and witness statements.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the FBI’s New Orleans Gang Task Force in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Brandon S. Long is in charge of the prosecution.                                                         

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated November 13, 2019