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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Duane A. Evans
, United States Attorney

Houma Man Indicted for Violation of the Federal Gun Control Act

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JUDE LEBOEUF, age 24, a resident of Houma, with previous felony convictions, was charged on April 16, 2021 in a one-count indictment by a Federal Grand Jury for possessing a firearm and ammunition while being a convicted felon, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

LEBOEUF has 9 previous felony convictions out of Terrebonne Parish, including charges for possession with intent to distribute narcotics and possession of a bomb.

If convicted, LEBOEUF faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten (10) years, a fine of up to $250,000.00, and up to three (3) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that an indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

The case was investigated by the Houma Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mike Trummel.

New Orleans Field Division