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Reserve Man Sentenced to 26 Months in Prison for Cocaine Conspiracy

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that TRAVIS CARTER, age 39, of Reserve, was sentenced yesterday for charges relating to narcotics trafficking. 

CARTER pleaded guilty on January 4, 2018, to conspiring with others to distribute at least 28 grams of cocaine base (“crack”). CARTER also pled guilty to retaliating against a witness for information provided to law enforcement relating to the commission of a federal offense. 

Judge Jane Triche Milazzo sentenced CARTER to 26 months in the Bureau of Prisons, as well as 4 years of supervised release following the term of imprisonment.

U.S. Attorney Strasser 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.


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Updated October 19, 2018

Drug Trafficking