September 30, 2017

Slidell Man Indicted on Drug and Firearms Charges

Kenneth Martin (43) of Slidell was charged yesterday (September 28, 2017) in an eleven-count Indictment for conspiring to distribute and to possesses with the intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl and 100 grams or more of heroin, and for possession of three firearms in furtherance of his drug trafficking.
If convicted of the drug charges, MARTIN will face a minimum of five years and a maximum of forty years imprisonment. If convicted of possessing of a firearm in furtherance of the drug trafficking conspiracy, MARTIN faces a minimum of five years and a maximum of life imprisonment, all of which must be consecutive to his sentence for other counts.
Acting U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the Indictment is merely an allegation and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

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