New Orleans Man Sentenced for Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – The Honorable Sarah S. Vance sentenced ALONZO SMALL, age 30, of New Orleans, Louisiana, to 49 months in the Bureau of Prisons for violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to the court records, SMALL conspired to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin. 

United States District Court Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced SMALL to 49 months in the custody of the Bureau of Prisons, to be followed by three (3) years of supervised release.  SMALL was also ordered to pay a mandatory $100 special assessment fee.

This case was investigated by Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  The prosecution is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney David Haller.