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Natchitoches man pleads guilty to methamphetamine, firearm offenses

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

SHREVEPORT, La. United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that Reginald T. Warren, 37, of Natchitoches, Louisiana, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell to possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime.

According to the guilty plea, law enforcement officers with the Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on March 7, 2018 for Reginald Warren’s residence in Natchitoches, Louisiana.  Agents found a total of more than 4 pounds of methamphetamine in the residence and a loaded Charter Arms .38-caliber revolver in close proximity to the methamphetamine.

Warren faces 10 years to life in prison, at least five years of supervised release and a $10 million fine for the methamphetamine offense.  He faces at least five years in prison for the firearm offense.  Drell set the sentencing date for June 20, 2019.

The DEA, Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force and Liberty County Sheriff’s Office in Texas conducted the investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian C. Flanagan is prosecuting the case.

Updated March 21, 2019

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses