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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

New Orleans Man Sentenced For Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – The Honorable Sarah S. Vance sentenced ROY LEE SR., age 58, of New Orleans, Louisiana, to 96 months in the Bureau of Prisons for violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to the court records, LEE SR. conspired to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute a quantity of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin. 

United States District Court Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced LEE SR. to 96 months custody in the Bureau of Prisons, to be followed by five (5) years of supervised release.  LEE SR. was also ordered to pay a $100 mandatory special assessment fee.

This case was investigated by Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  The prosecution is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney David Haller.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated November 10, 2021