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Search of Shreveport Residence Exposes Illegal Possession of Drugs and Firearm

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Treveon T. Carter, 25, of Shreveport, Louisiana,has been sentenced 6 years, 2 months in prison, followed by 3years of supervised release,for illegal possession of a firearm.

Posted: Apr 30, 2021 3:34 PM

SHREVEPORT, La.-Treveon T. Carter, 25, of Shreveport, Louisiana,has been sentenced 6 years, 2 months in prison, followed by 3years of supervised release,for illegal possession of a firearm.

On January 24, 2019, law enforcement agents searched Carter’s home in Shreveport and found marijuana, oxycodone, 20 containers of suspected THC, a digital scale and packaging material, cash,and a loaded firearm. Carter admitted to agents that the loaded firearm and drug evidence belonged to him.

Carter has a prior felony conviction for possession with intent to distribute narcotics in 2017 and knew that it was illegal for him to possess a firearm. The ATF and Shreveport/Caddo Street Level Interdiction Unit conducted the investigation.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jessica D. Cassidy prosecuted the case.

This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and make our neighborhoods safer for everyone. PSN is part of the Department’s renewed focus on targeting violent criminals, directing all U.S. Attorney’s Offices to work in partnership with federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement and the local community to develop effective, locally-based strategies to reduce violent crime.To learn more about Project Safe Neighborhoods, go to www.justice.gov/psn

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