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

Friday, February 2, 2018

Reserve Man Pleads Guilty to Crack Charge

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MICHAEL SANDERS, age 36, of Reserve, pled guilty today to charges relating to narcotics trafficking. 

According to court documents, SANDERS conspired with others to distribute cocaine base (“crack”). SANDERS faces a term of imprisonment of up to twenty years, a fine of $1,000,000, and at least three years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment. 

Judge Jane Triche Milazzo set sentencing for May 3, 2018. U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicholas D. Moses is in charge of the prosecution.

Drug Trafficking
Updated February 2, 2018