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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Eastern District of Louisiana

For Immediate Release

November 21, 2012

Jim Letten, United States Attorney

Contact: Anna Cristman
(504) 680-3171

Metairie Man Sentenced for Illegal Sawed Off Rifle, Sale of Counterfeit Money and Methamphetamine

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — DAVID OUTLAW, age 33, a resident of Metairie, Louisiana, was sentenced today by U. S. District Court Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle to sixty–four (64) months imprisonment for his selling an illegally sawed off 9 mm rifle, counterfeit federal reserve notes and a quantity of methamphetamine announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten.

According to court records, OUTLAW, illegally possessed and sold a sawed off rifle, counterfeit federal reserve notes and methamphetamine in November 2011 to undercover agents. OUTLAW, a previously convicted felon, was also sentenced for his illegal possession of the rifle and ammunition.

In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Lemelle imposed on OUTLAW three (3) 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.

This case was investigated jointly by Special Agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and the United States Secret Service along with detectives from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Kenner Police Department. This case is being prosecuted by Tony Sanders of the Violent Crimes Unit.