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Plaquemines Parish Woman Sentenced for Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – CALLEIGH AMOS, age 30, a resident of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, was sentenced on June 8, 2023, to 6 months imprisonment, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee by U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.  AMOS previously pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(C), and 846.

According to court documents, a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation revealed that AMOS was involved in a narcotics distribution conspiracy with several other co-conspirators between June 8, 2020, and June 5, 2021.  As part of the conspiracy, AMOS regularly distributed quantities of methamphetamine.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office.  The prosecution was handled by Assistant United States Attorney J. Benjamin Myers of the Narcotics Unit.


Shane M. Jones

Public Information Officer

United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated June 9, 2023

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