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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sabine Parish Man Pleads Guilty To Distributing Methamphetamine

SHREVEPORT, La. –A Sabine Parish man pleaded guilty Monday to distributing methamphetamine in the Many area, U.S.Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced.

Jamal Holland, 28, of Many, La., entered a guilty plea for one count of distribution of methamphetamine before U.S. District Court Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr.  According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, law enforcement conducted controlled purchases of methamphetamine from Holland on September 18, 2013 and October 3, 2013. On both occasions, Holland was recorded selling 27 grams of methamphetamine.

Holland faces up to 20 years in prison, at least four years supervised release, and a $1 million fine. A sentencing date of January 8, 2015 was set.

The DEA and the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon B. Brown is prosecuting the case.

Updated January 26, 2015