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Cahokia Man Sentenced for Possession of Crack Cocaine

December 13, 2011

A Cahokia, IL, man was sentenced on December 13, 2011, in United States District Court in East St. Louis, IL, on a one-count Indictment charging him with Possession of Crack Cocaine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Raymond Woods, 47, was sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment, 2 years’ supervised release, was fined $100, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. Woods, who had previously pled guilty to the one-count indictment, admitted that he had possessed the crack cocaine. The offense took place on June 9, 2010, in Madison, IL.

The investigation was conducted under the auspices of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), with the Drug Enforcement Administration as the lead agency. The OCDETF initiative is designed to bring federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and resources together to identify, target and dismantle large national and international drug trafficking organizations.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel T. Kapsak.
















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