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Picayune Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Gulfport, Miss. – Angel Christine Labauve, 40, of Picayune, Mississippi, pled guilty today before Senior U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Kurt Thielhorn with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Labauve will be sentenced by Judge Guirola on April 29, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.  She faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and up to $1,000,000 in fines.  

In July, 2018, an individual made 4 purchases of heroin and cocaine from Labauve at her home in Picayune.  Labauve sold a total of 1.5107 grams of heroin, some of which contained Fentanyl, for $350.  She also sold an ounce of cocaine for $800.

The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms investigated the case. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.


Updated January 31, 2020

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