News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 30, 2008
Contact: Thomas E. Murphy
(314) 538-4660

St. Louis Woman Sentenced for Cocaine and Crack Cocaine Violations

DEC 30 -- (EAST ST. LOUIS, IL) - A. Courtney Cox, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced that on December 15, 2008, Pamela STEVENSON , age 29, of St. Louis, Missouri, was sentenced in the United States District Court in East St. Louis, Illinois. STEVENSON , who on August 22, 2008 had pled guilty to a one-count indictment charging her with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine, was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment, ordered to pay a mandatory special assessment of $100, fined $300, and placed on 3 years of supervised release.

STEVENSON , at her August 22, 2008 plea, admitted that between 2006 and 2007 she was involved with various individuals in a conspiracy to obtain and sell cocaine base and cocaine in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

The investigation was conducted under the auspices of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), and has thus far led to the indictment of nine individuals. The Drug Enforcement Administration led the investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel T. Kapsak.