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Three Washington Parish Men Indicted For Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – TREVION HARRIS, a/k/a “TRIGGA,” age 22, JONZARRION HARRIS, a/k/a “GEE,” age 19, and DEMARQUIEZ HARRIS, age 24, all residents of Bogalusa, Louisiana, were charged September 6, 2019, in a twelve-count indictment by a Federal Grand Jury with several narcotics offenses, including conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser.

According to the indictment, beginning at a time unknown, but prior to November 30, 2018, and continuing until the present, TREVION HARRIS, JONZARRION HARRIS, and DEMARQUIEZ HARRIS conspired with each other to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five hundred grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.  All three individuals are also charged with distribution of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.  

If convicted, all three individuals face a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 10 years and a maximum of life imprisonment, a fine of up to $10,000,000.00 and at least five years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment. 

This prosecution is part of an extensive investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the Bogalusa Police Department of individuals suspected of trafficking large quantities of methamphetamine and firearms in the Bogalusa area. 

U.S. Attorney Strasser reiterated that the indictment is merely a charging document and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

The prosecution is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney André Jones.

Updated September 26, 2019

Topic
Drug Trafficking