GREENVILLE WOMAN GETS PRISON TERM IN DRUG DISTRIBUTION CONSPIRACY
Cristy Davis, 28, formerly of Greenville, Illinois, was sentenced on February 8, 2011, in United States
District Court, East St. Louis, following her previously-entered guilty plea to a Superseding Indictment
charging her with Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base in the form
Commonly Known as “Crack.” Davis was sentenced to 70 months’ imprisonment and 5 years’
supervised release to follow imprisonment, and she was also ordered to pay a $350 fine and a $100
special assessment (there is no parole in the federal system) the United States Attorney for the Southern
District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.
The violations took place between January 2009 and March 11, 2010, in Bond, Fayette and St.
Clair Counties, Illinois. According to court documents, Cristy Davis drove her husband, Jimmie Davis,
to East St. Louis, Illinois, to obtain crack cocaine, and returned him to Greenville, Illinois, where he
distributed it in and around Greenville and Vandalia, Illinois, with the help of others. Jimmie Davis was
previously sentenced in the case.
This investigation was conducted by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug
Enforcement Administration and was conducted in cooperation with Fayette County State’s Attorney
Stephen Friedel. Also assisting in the investigation was the Bond County Sheriff’s Office, the Greenville
Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The investigation was
conducted as part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods DRAGUN Team Initiative, a cooperative effort of
local, state and federal law enforcement, and state and federal prosecuting authorities, aimed at ridding
communities of illegal drugs and guns.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kit R. Morrissey.