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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For "Crack" Cocaine Distribution

DeAnthony Tillman, 27, from East St. Louis, Illinois, was sentenced on March 7, 2014, in federal district court, in East St. Louis, Illinois, for distribution of cocaine, in the form commonly known as “crack” cocaine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Tillman was sentenced to 30 months in prison, three years of supervised release, fined $200, and ordered to pay $100 special assessment. Tillman, who previously pled guilty, admitted that on June 27, 2013, he sold two grams of cocaine base in the form of “crack” cocaine to a confidential informant in East St. Louis, Illinois, at the direction and arrangement of ATF agents.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel T. Kapsak.

Updated February 19, 2015