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Houma man sentenced for conspiring to distribute heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine

NEW ORLEANS – United States District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced Darreka Boykins, age 44, of Houma, Louisiana, today to 73 months in the Bureau of Prisons for violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act, Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(B), and 846, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to the court records, Boykins conspired to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin, a quantity of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine, and a quantity of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.  Boykins admitted to being captured on a Title III wire intercept.

District Judge Vance sentenced Boykins to the 73 months imprisonment to be followed by four years of supervised release.  She also ordered that he pay a mandatory $100 special assessment fee.

This case was investigated by Special Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).  The prosecution is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney David Haller.