Lafourche Parish Man Sentenced for Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

Published 10:37 am Saturday, July 8, 2023

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – On Thursday, July 6, 2023, TERRANCE STEWART, age 32, a residence of Lafourche Parish, was sentenced to 108 months in federal prison, four years of supervised release , as well as payment of a $100 mandatory special assessment fee for possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of fentanyl, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to court documents, on August 17, 2022, law enforcement seized 226.7 grams of fentanyl pills, 203 grams of methamphetamine pills, 72.9 grams of white powdery fentanyl, and approximately $181,623.00 in U.S. currency from STEWART’s residence.  In addition, STEWART sold fentanyl pills to a confidential source on April 21, 2022 and June 2, 2022. STEWART also sold methamphetamine to a confidential source on June 22, 2022 and July 6, 2022.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, New Orleans Division and the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force.  The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney Rachal Cassagne of the Narcotics Unit.