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March 07, 2017

Hammond Man Indicted on Drug and Gun Charges

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that DEVONTE WEST (21) of Hammond was indicted on one count of possession with intent to distribute a quantity of heroin and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
According to court documents, on February 20, 2017, WEST and his cousin MAURICE LLOYD, JR. were victims of a shooting in front of WEST’S residence after WEST and LLOYD completed a drug transaction. Lloyd was fatally wounded in the shooting.
A search of WEST’S residence revealed approximately two ounces of heroin, some Roxicodone pills and multiple firearms. 
For the drug possession count, WEST faces a maximum term of twenty years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000. For the gun possession count, WEST faces a minimum term of five years imprisonment to run consecutive to any other sentence imposed.

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