News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2008
Contact: Thomas E. Murphy
(314) 538-4660

Alton Illinois Man Convicted of Crack Cocaine Distribution

NOV 20 -- (EAST ST. LOUIS, IL) - A. Courtney Cox, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that on November 19, 2008, Anthony S. WOMACK, a/k/a T-MONEY , age 34, of Alton, Illinois, was convicted after a three-day trial by a jury in East St. Louis, Illinois, of the sole count of the indictment charging him with Distribution of over Five Grams of Crack Cocaine.

The violation took place on December 13, 2007 in Madison County, Illinois. The evidence at trial showed that the Defendant delivered approximately 29 grams of crack cocaine to a buyer in exchange for $1900 at an apartment in Alton.

WOMACK is scheduled to be sentenced on February 27, 2009, at which time he will face potential penalties of not less than 10 years’ and up to life imprisonment, a fine of up to$4,000,000, or both, a term of at least 8 years’ supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Alton Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Don Boyce prosecuted the case.