Plaquemines Parish Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking Offense

Published 7:29 am Friday, February 17, 2023

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – CALLEIGH AMOS, age 30, a resident of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, pled guilty on February 9, 2023, before U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1),  841(b)(1)(C), and 846, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to court documents, AMOS was involved in a narcotics distribution conspiracy with several other co-conspirators between June 8, 2020, and June 5, 2021. As part of the conspiracy, AMOS regularly distributed amounts of methamphetamine.

AMOS faces up to twenty years imprisonment, a fine of up to $1,000,000.00, at least three years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment, and a mandatory $100 special assessment fee.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office. The prosecution is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney J. Benjamin Myers of the Narcotics Unit.