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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

New Orleans Woman Sentenced for Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – The Honorable Sarah S. Vance sentenced EBONY GRAY, age 27, of Kenner, Louisiana, to two years of probation on June 23, 2021 for violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to court records, GRAY admitted being caught on federally authorized wire taps discussing the prices for various quantities of heroin, as well as potential customers.  GRAY and a co-defendant also discussed how much cut or adulterant the heroin could take.    

District Judge Vance sentenced GRAY to two years of probation and 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 June 29, 2021