New Orleans man sentenced on two counts in firearms, narcotics case


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NEW ORLEANS, (BRPROUD)- U.S Department of Justice District Court Judge for Eastern District of Louisiana Attorney Duane A. Evans announces that Terrence Rollins, 41 who pleaded guilty to two counts of heroin, cocaine and cocaine base—and possession of firearms in furthering of a drug trafficking crime.

Rollins is sentenced to 12 months in prison for one count and 60 months in prison from count two.

According to court documents officials executed a search warrant at Rollins on Washington after concern citizens reported that Rollins was selling illegal narcotics at the residence— in which law enforcement located prescribed medication, heroin, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, and drug paraphernalia. 

Seven firearms including hand-guns and high-powered rifles and various types of ammunitions were also confiscated at the property.

This case is being prosecuted as part of the joint federal, state, and local Project Safe Neighborhoods Program, the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts.

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