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Orleans Parish Man Sentenced for Theft from Interstate Shipment

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MALIK MACK (“MACK”), age 27, of New Orleans, was sentenced on June 11, 2024 to twenty-four (24) months in prison, after previously pleading guilty to theft from an interstate shipment and aiding and abetting in that theft, by U.S. District Judge Brandon S. Long.

According to court records, on March 29, 2023, MACK, along with three other individuals, entered the Norfolk Southern Railyard, a facility that houses interstate shipments, to steal Ford F-150 Rapture trucks.  Norfolk Southern Railway Police, recognizing that a theft was in progress,  pursued the suspects and apprehended MACK.  MACK admitted to entering the facility to steal  the black Ford F-150 Rapture truck that was being moved by one of the individuals. The truck was  valued at approximately $80,625.00.

Additionally, Judge Long sentenced MACK to three years of supervised release and payment of a $100 mandatory special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of, the United States Department of Homeland Security, the Norfolk Southern Railway Police, the United States Department of Homeland Security, the New Orleans Police Department, and the Louisiana State Police in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy L. Bell of the Violent Crimes Unit is in charge of the prosecution.


Shane M. Jones

Public Information Officer

United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated June 27, 2024