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Case Number: 2:18-cr-00128-WBV-JVM
Judge: Wendy B Vitter
Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (Orleans Parish)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Nicholas Dupuy Moses, Andre Jones and Michael B. Redmann
Description: New Orleans, LA - The United States of America charged Larry David felony drug and gun possession.
Larry Davis, age 41, from Washington Parish, Louisiana, was sentenced to 204 months in prison in connection with his convictions for heroin and gun charges.
On August 6, 2019, DAVIS pled guilty to conspiring to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, and possessing a firearm despite being a felon.
For the heroin conspiracy charge, Judge Wendy B. Vitter sentenced DAVIS to seventeen years (204 months) in prison. For the charge of possessing a firearm as a felon, Judge Vitter sentenced DAVIS to ten years (120 months) in prison, concurrent with his sentence for the heroin conspiracy. This resulted in a total sentence of 204 months in prison. DAVISí term of imprisonment will be followed by four years of supervised release. Judge Vitter sentenced DAVIS as a career offender, based on his prior narcotics convictions.
DAVISí codefendant, ALEX MILLER, pled guilty on July 23, 2019 to the same heroin conspiracy charge and other firearms charges. Judge Wendy B. Vitter sentenced MILLER to 130 months in prison on January 23, 2020.
This prosecution is part of an extensive investigation by the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF). OCDETF is a joint federal, state and local cooperative approach to combat drug trafficking and is the nationís primary tool for disrupting and dismantling major drug trafficking organizations, targeting national and regional level drug trafficking organizations and coordinating the necessary law enforcement entities and resources to disrupt or dismantle the targeted criminal organization and seize their assets.
21:846 KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY POSSESS WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE 100 GRAMS OR MORE OF A MIXTURE OR SUBSTANCE CONTAINING A DETECTABLE AMOUNT OF HEROIN
18:922(g)(1), 18:924(a)(2) and 18:2 FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM AND AIDING AND ABETTING
Outcome: 03/10/2020 110 Minute Order for Sentencing held before Judge Wendy B Vitter as to Larry Davis (1): Court GRANTS rec. doc. 83 , Motion for Three-Level Reduction of Offense Level. Court DENIES government's oral Motion for Upward Sentence and DENIES Defendant's oral Motion for a Downward Variance. Court orders that letters provided by family members are to be filed into the record UNDER SEAL. Court orders the government's and the defendant's sentencing memoranda to be filed into the record UNDER SEAL. Court orders PSR be filed into the record UNDER SEAL. Court GRANTS government's oral Motion to Dismiss all remaining counts. (Court Reporter Nichelle Drake.) (mmv) (Entered: 03/11/2020)
03/10/2020 114 JUDGMENT as to Larry Davis (1), Count(s) 1, 6, Dismissed on 3/10/2020; Count(s) 1s, 6s, Sentencing held on 3/10/2020. Signed by Judge Wendy B Vitter on 3/11/2020. (mmv) (Entered: 03/11/2020)
03/10/2020 115 Statement of Reasons for sentencing as to Larry Davis. NOTE: This document will be accessible only to the District Judge, the government attorney, the attorney for the applicable defendant, the U.S. Probation Office and the U.S. attorney's financial litigation unit. Other defendants in the case and the general public will NOT be able to view this document. (mmv) (Entered: 03/11/2020)