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Department of Justice

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

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr.
, United States Attorney
Contact: Anna Cristman

St. Charles Parish Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution

NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced today that KIRK JENKINS, age 41, a resident of New Sarpy in St. Charles Parish, was sentenced after having previously pled guilty to three counts of distribution of heroin.

U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced JENKINS to 48 months of incarceration, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release.

According to court records, JENKINS distributed quantities of heroin on December 9, 2012, January 14, 2013, and March 6, 2013.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Louisiana State Police and St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office in investigating this case. Assistant United States Attorney Nolan D. Paige was in charge of the prosecution.

Field Division: New Orleans Field Division