Garyville Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Published 7:06 am Friday, March 18, 2022

NEW ORLEANS –  U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that BRYANT DAIGRE, age 33, of Garyville, Louisiana, pled to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(B), and 846.

According to court documents, DAIGRE conspired with others to distribute methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Louisiana.  Additionally, on August 15, 2020, DAIGRE possessed over 50 grams of methamphetamine in St. John the Baptist Parish.

DAIGRE faces a sentence of between 5 years and 40 years of imprisonment, a fine of up to $5,000,000, at least 4 years of supervised release, and a mandatory $100 special assessment fee.  Chief U.S. District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown set sentencing for June 23, 2022.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office in investigating this case.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan L. Shih.