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State judge sentences Larry St. Amant to 20 years on drug distribution charges


GRETNA, Louisiana — Authorities say a convicted drug dealer, who provided the illegal drugs to street-level distributors, faces 20 years in prison. Times-Picayune reports ( ) state District Judge Stephen Grefer sentenced 36-year-old Larry St. Amant on Monday.

A Jefferson Parish jury convicted Amant on April 10 on eight counts of cocaine distribution and three counts of heroin distribution.

Prosecutors say all 11 counts involve drug dealing in June and July 2013.

Information from: The Times-Picayune,

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