Grand Isle Man Indicted for Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

Published 10:00 am Sunday, May 1, 2022

NEW ORLEANS, LA – FLOYD ROBERTSON, age 26, of Grand Isle, Louisiana, was charged April 29, 2022, in a 4-count indictment by a federal grand jury with distribution of fifty (50) grams or more of methamphetamine and distribution of heroin and fentanyl, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(A), and 841(b)(1)(C), announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

If convicted on the methamphetamine charges, ROBERTSON faces a mandatory minimum term of ten (10) years imprisonment and a maximum of life imprisonment, a fine of up to $10,000,000.00, and at least five (5) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee per count.

If convicted on the heroin and fentanyl charges, ROBERTSON faces up to a maximum of twenty (20) years imprisonment, a fine of up to $1,000,000.00, and at least three (3) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee per count.

U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the indictment is merely a charging document and that the defendant’s guilt must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. The prosecution is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney Melissa Bücher.