News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 10, 2009
Contact: Thomas E. Murphy
Number: (314)538-4660

Centreville, Illinois Man Sentenced to 120 Months for Possession with
Intent to Distribute Cocaine

NOV 10 -- (EAST ST. LOUIS, IL) - A. Courtney Cox, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced that on November 6, 2009, Patrick THOMPSON, age 33, of Centreville, Illinois, was sentenced to 120 months imprisonment, 8 years supervised release, and a fine of $500.

THOMPSON pled guilty on July 30, 2009, in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis, to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

The investigation was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel T. Kapsak.