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New Orleans Man Sentenced For Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

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

NEW ORLEANS, LA – United States District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced JON YOUNG, age 36, of New Orleans, Louisiana, on December 15, 2021 for violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.   

According to the court records, YOUNG conspired to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin.    

District Judge Vance sentenced YOUNG to sixty (60) months imprisonment to be followed by four (4) years of supervised release.  District Judge Vance also ordered that YOUNG pay a $200 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.

Updated December 17, 2021

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