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Raceland Man Pleads Guilty to Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA TERRANCE STEWART, age 32, of Raceland, pleaded guilty today before United States District Judge Carl J. Barbier to a one-count indictment for possession with intent to distribute forty (40) grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of N-phenyl-N-[1-(2-phenylethyl)-4-piperidinyl] propanamide (fentanyl), in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B), announced United States Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to filed document, during the investigation, law enforcement seized 226.7 grams of fentanyl pills, 203.96 grams of methamphetamine pills, 72.9 grams of white powdery fentanyl, and approximately $181,000.00, from STEWART’s residence.

At sentencing, STEWART faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years and up to 40 years imprisonment, up to a $5,000,000 fine, at least 4 years of supervised release, and a mandatory special assessment fee of $100.  Sentencing before Judge Barbier has been scheduled for July 6, 2023.                                                                                 

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, New Orleans Division and the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force.  The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant United States Attorneys Rachal Cassagne and Stuart Theriot of the Narcotics Unit.


Shane M. Jones

Public Information Office

United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated March 31, 2023

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