NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Lawyer Duane A. Evans introduced that defendant DEAMONTE BROWN, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced on October 27, 2022 by U.S. District Court docket Choose Barry Ashe to 60 months imprisonment, 3 years supervised launch, and a $100 obligatory particular evaluation charge on Depend Certainly one of a one-count indictment.
Depend One of many indictment charged BROWN with being a felon in possession of a firearm, in violation of Title 18 United States Code Part 922(g)(1) and 18 United States Code Part 924(a)(2). As to Depend One, on June 10, 2021, investigators arrested BROWN and his co-defendant for being felons in possession of firearms. The defendants have been noticed on crime digital camera footage carrying weapons close to the intersection of North Derbigny Road and Mandeville Road in New Orleans, LA. Louisiana State Police elected to conduct a site visitors cease on the car, at which level the car fled eastbound reaching a pace of 110 miles per hour. Officers noticed BROWN throw firearms out of the car. Officers have been later in a position to find these firearms, which have been each loaded with ammunition. The car finally stopped within the 13000 block of Dwyer Road in New Orleans East. Each people exited the car, fled on foot and have been apprehended by the Louisiana State Police.
This case is a part of Mission Secure Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing collectively all ranges of regulation enforcement and the communities they serve to scale back violent crime and gun violence, and to make our neighborhoods safer for everybody. On Could 26, 2021, the Division launched a violent crime discount technique strengthening PSN based mostly on these core rules: fostering belief and legitimacy in our communities, supporting community-based organizations that assist stop violence from occurring within the first place, setting targeted and strategic enforcement priorities, and measuring the outcomes.
U. S. Lawyer Evans praised the work of the Louisiana State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Lawyer Inga Petrovich of the Violent Crime Unit of the U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace.
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