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

Friday, March 2, 2018

Port Allen Man Charged with Drug Trafficking

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that DEVONTA DUNN, age 23 of Port Allen, was indicted by a federal grand jury.

According to the indictment, DUNN possessed with intent to distribute five hundred grams or more of a mixture containing methamphetamine. If convicted, DUNN faces a term of imprisonment of at least 10 years and up to life, a fine of up to $10,000,000, and at least five years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the indictment is merely an allegation and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

This case is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Jeffrey Sandman is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated March 2, 2018