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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Two New Orleans Men Plead Guilty To Drug Violations

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that RYAN DAVIN MANNING, age 37, and DANIEL LEVI MORRIS, age 34, both residents of New Orleans,  pled guilty as charged on October 15, 2014, to conspiracy to distribute and possession with Intent to Distribute heroin.

U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt set sentencing on December 10, 2014.

This investigation targeted a drug trafficking organization that operated in the River Gardens Apartment area of New Orleans.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Orleans Police Department in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney J. Collin Sims is in charge of the prosecution.

(Download Factual Basis - Manning )

(Download Factual Basis - Morris )

Updated November 18, 2014