U.S. Attorney's Office
Eastern District of Louisiana
(504) 680-3000
May 1, 2015

Eight Persons Charged with Robbing Metro Drug Dealers; One Charged with Murder of Witness

NEW ORLEANS, LA—U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that GREGORY DENSON, 52, COREY DENSON, 31, CARL SINGLETON, 30, JOE LEE MILLER, 30, QUINCY JYNES, 27, BRIDGETT MILES, 44, ESCARLITA CARMOUCHE, 48, and ANNETTE ROBINSON, 37, all of New Orleans, were charged today in a fourteen-count Superseding Indictment. All defendants were charged with Conspiracy to violate the Hobbs Act, which prohibits interference with interstate commerce through violence. Defendants DENSON, COREY DENSON, MILLER, JYNES and SINGLETON are also charged with various robberies and weapons offenses. DENSON is charged with the murder of an individual to stop that individual from providing information to law enforcement authorities about his (DENSON’S) activities. MILLER and JYNES are charged with helping to dispose of the body.

COUNT

CHARGE

DEFENDANTS

PUNISHMENT RANGE

1

18 U.S.C.1951-Conspiracy to Commit Hobbs Act Robbery

All

NMT 20 Yrs, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel.

2

18 U.S.C.1951-Hobbs Act Robbery

Denson, Miller, Jynes

NMT 20 Yrs, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel.

3

18 U.S.C. 924(c)-Brandishing a Firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence

Denson, Miller, Jynes

NMT 7 Yrs Consecutive, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 2 Yrs Sup. Rel.

4

18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1)-Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Miller

NMT 10 Yrs, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel.

5

18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1)-Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Jynes

NMT 10 Yrs, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel.

        6

18 U.S.C. 924(c)-Brandishing a Firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence

Denson, Corey Denson

NMT 7 Yrs Consecutive, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 2 Yrs Sup. Rel.  As to Deft Jynes, a second conviction results in a consecutive 25 yr sentence

7

18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1)-Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Corey Denson

NMT 10 Years, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel.

8

18 U.S.C.1951-Hobbs Act Robbery

Denson, Miller, Jynes, Singleton, Corey Denson

NMT 20 Yrs, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel.

9

18 U.S.C. 924(c)-Discharging a Firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence

Denson, Miller, Jynes, Corey Denson, Singleton

NMT 10 Yrs Consecutive, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel. As to Defts Denson and Miller, a 2ndconviction results in a consecutive 25 yr sentence. As to Deft Jynes, a 3rd conviction results in a 2nd  consecutive 25 yr sentence.

10

18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1)-Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Miller

NMT 10 Yrs, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel.

11

18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1)-Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Jynes

NMT 10 Yrs, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel.

12

18 U.S.C. 1512-Murder of a Federal Witness

Denson

NMT Life Imprisonment or Death, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 5 Years Sup. Rel.

13

18 U.S.C. 3-Accessory After the Fact

Jynes, Miller

NMT 15 Years, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3 Yrs. Sup.Rel.

14

18 U.S.C. 1512(c)(2)-Obstructing an Investigation

Jynes, Miller

NMT 20 Yrs, NMT $250,000 Fine, NMT 3Yrs Sup. Rel.

U. S. Attorney Polite reiterated that the charges in the Indictment are merely charges, and that the guilt of the defendants must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Orleans Police Department in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorneys Mark A. Miller and Michael M. Simpson are in charge of the prosecution.

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