ALTON MAN CONVICTED FOR DISTRIBUTION OF COCAINE BASE
An Alton man was convicted by a jury of Distribution of Cocaine Base, on April 6, 2011, after a two-day jury trial. Stephen R. Wigginton, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that Donald W. Clark, 51, of Alton, Ill.-, who was charged in the one count Indictment on, January 21, 2011, now faces a federal prison term of up to 30 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $1,000,000, and at least 5 years supervised release as a result of the jury’s verdict. Sentencing is set for July 22, 2011, at 1:30 p.m., at the United States District Court, East St. Louis, Ill., before Judge Michael J. Reagan.
This investigation was conducted by the Alton Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald S. Boyce.