Man Pleads Guilty to Violating the Controlled Substances Act

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced today that on June 1, 2022, TRAVIS GIBSON, 48, pled guilty to possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846, 841(a)(1), and 841(b)(1)(C). 

GIBSON  conspired to distribute methamphetamine throughout Jefferson Parish and the surrounding areas for over a year. 

At sentencing, GIBSON faces up to a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty (20) years, a maximum fine of up to $1,000,000.00, at least three (3) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee per count, pursuant to Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846, 841(a)(1), and 841(b)(1)(C).

This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, Kenner Police Department, Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office, New Orleans Police Department, and St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office.  The prosecution was handled by Assistant United States Attorneys Nolan Paige, André Jones, and Melissa Bücher.