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August 08, 2019

Washington Parish Men Plead Guilty To Gun and Heroin Offenses

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced yesterday (August 7, 2019) that Alex Miller (37) and
Larry Davis (40), both from Washington Parish pled guilty to heroin and gun charges. Both Davis and Miller pled guilty to conspiring to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, and to being felons in possession of a firearm. Miller also pled guilty to possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.

Court records indicate that Miller sold heroin in the Bogalusa area on a daily basis. Several controlled buys of heroin was made from Miller. Interceptions of Miller's telephone confirmed Miller's heroin distribution activities and that his supplier was Larry Davis. Read more of the investigation and phone conversations here and here .

For the drug charge, both men face a sentence of at least five years and up to forty years in prison. For the charge of possessing a firearm as a felon, Miller faces up to ten years in prison, while Davis may face at least fifteen years and up to life in prison, as a result of the Armed Career Criminal Act. For the charge of possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, Miller faces at least five years, consecutive to any other sentence, and up to life in prison. Sentencing for Miller is on October 15, 2019, and for Davis is on October 29, 2019.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Louisiana State Police, the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force, and the Bogalusa Police Department. Assistant United States Attorneys Nicholas D. Moses and AndrĂ© Jones are in charge of the prosecution.

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