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Reserve man found with at least 100 grams of heroin

8 months 5 days 14 hours ago Monday, October 16 2017 Oct 16, 2017 October 16, 2017 10:31 AM October 16, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Drew Balkin

NEW ORLEANS - A Reserve man has been charged with a four-count indictment for violating the Federal Controlled Substance Act last week. 

Authorities found Derrell Joseph, 38, with over 100 grams of substances containing a detectable amount of heroin. Police also found Joseph in violation of the Federal Gun Control Act for using a firearm to further a drug trafficking crime.

If found guilty, Joseph faces five years to 40 years with a fine of up to $5,000,000. The firearm charge could add an additional five year consecutive term.

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