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Ten members of area drug-trafficking ring sentenced to combined 81 years in federal prison

4 months 4 weeks 2 days ago Thursday, October 05 2023 Oct 5, 2023 October 05, 2023 9:27 AM October 05, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The United States Department of Justice announced the sentencing of ten people from capital area parishes for their involvement in a drug trafficking ring. 

The ring was based in Ascension Parish and operated in its surrounding areas. The ten people were sentenced to a combined 81 years in federal prison, not including years of supervised release following their sentences. 

Below is a list of the people involved and the length of their sentences:

-Reshide Wooden, 26, of Donaldsonville (235 months)

-Rokedrick Williby, 32, of Donaldsonville (128 months)

-Denzel Gray, 30, of Donaldsonville (140 months)

-Malcolm Oliver Jr., 33, of Napoleonville (190 months)

-Kelly Jones, 41, of Gonzales (46 months)

-David Lewis, 38 of Gonzales (28 months)

-Christopher Harrod, 42, of Prairieville (96 months)

-Blain Slayton, 30, of Gonzales (46 months)

-Robert Slayton, 52, of Plaquemine (13 months)

-Raven Harris, 36, of Donaldsonville (60 months)

In their combined pleas, the ten individuals admitted to distributing large quantities of meth. Their sentences totaled a combined duration of nearly 82 years. 

All of them were convicted of various drug- and gun-related charges. 

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