Reserve man found with at least 100 grams of heroin
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.