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St. Charles Parish Man Sentenced For Heroin Distribution

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced today that KIRK JENKINS, age 41, a resident of New Sarpy in St. Charles Parish, was sentenced after having previously pled guilty to three counts of distribution of heroin.

U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced JENKINS to 48 months of incarceration, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release.

According to court records, JENKINS distributed quantities of heroin on December 9, 2012, January 14, 2013, and March 6, 2013.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Louisiana State Police and St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office in investigating this case. Assistant United States Attorney Nolan D. Paige was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated January 21, 2015