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Man indicted for violating the federal controlled substances act

NEW ORLEANS, LA – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced today that Caesar Raymon Williams, 41, from Terrebonne Parish, was charged in a 5-count indictment by a Federal Grand Jury with distribution of, and possession with the intent to distribute heroin and cocaine base, “crack cocaine,” in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C).

If convicted of these narcotics trafficking charges, Williams faces up to 20 years imprisonment, up to a $1,000,000 fine, at least three years of supervised release, and a $100 mandatory special assessment.

U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, Houma Police Department, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Louisiana State Police. The prosecution is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney Melissa Bücher.