Drug Enforcement Administration

New Orleans

Brad L. Byerley, Special Agent in Charge

October 14, 2015

Contact: SA Debbie Webber

Phone Number: (571) 362-4803

New Orleans Man Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Heroin Distribution

NEW ORLEANS - Special Agent in Charge Keith Brown and U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that Coye Dotey, age 26, a resident of Amite, was sentenced today after pleading guilty to three counts of distributing heroin.

A United States District sentenced Dotey to a term of imprisonment of 151 months, citing the defendant’s criminal history and prior parole violations.  The sentence also included a term of supervised release of three years following imprisonment and a special assessment of  $300.

According to court documents, Dotey sold heroin in Hammond on three occasions during an undercover Drug Enforcement (DEA) operation in June and July 2014.

Parents and children are encouraged to educate themselves about the dangers of drugs by visiting DEA’s interactive websites at www.JustThinkTwice.com, www.GetSmartAboutDrugs.com and www.dea.gov.
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