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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Eastern District of Louisiana

For Immediate Release

July 25, 2013

Dana J. Boente, United States Attorney

CONTACT: Anna Christman
PHONE: (504) 680-3171
FAX: (504) 589-4978

New Orleans Man Sentenced to 73 Months for Drug, Gun, and Escape Charges

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — DOMINIQUE ADAMS, age 23, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced today in federal court by U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo to 73 months imprisonment for possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking violation, and escape from custody of an officer, announced U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente. In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Milazzo imposed 5 years of supervised release following the term of imprisonment, during which time the defendant will be under federal supervision and risks an additional term of imprisonment should he violate any terms of his supervised release.

ADAMS was sentenced to concurrent terms of 13 months for his drug and escape counts and 60 months consecutive for the possession of the firearm during the drug trafficking offense.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Tony Gordon Sanders.