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CARBONDALE MAN SENTENCED TO TWENTY YEARS
IN PRISON FOR DRUG DISTRIBUTION CONSPIRACY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2011

Clifford David Liddell, Jr., a/k/a “Woop,” 25, of Carbondale, Ill.-, was sentenced in United States
District Court in East St. Louis, Illinois, on February 7, 2011, to 240 months’ imprisonment, 10 years’
supervised release, and was fined $600, following his plea of guilty to being involved in a drug
distribution conspiracy, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R.
Wigginton, announced today.

The offense occurred between January, 2005, and February, 2009, in Jackson and Williamson
Counties. Five co-defendants have previously been sentenced for their roles in the conspiracy. One codefendant has pled guilty and is awaiting sentencing. One co-defendant has been convicted by a jury
and is awaiting sentencing.

The investigation was conducted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Murphysboro Police
Department, Illinois State Police, Southern Illinois Enforcement Group, Carbondale Police Department,
and the Drug Enforcement Administration. In addition, the Jackson County States Attorney’s Office
assisted throughout the investigation.

The case is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Amanda A. Robertson for prosecution.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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