GLEN CARBON MAN SENTENCED FOR DISTRIBUTION OF CRACK COCAINE
Emanuel Jenkins, from Glen Carbon, IL was sentenced on October 7, 2011, in District Court in East St. Louis, IL, on a one-count Indictment charging him with Possession with the Intent to Distribute 5 grams or more of cocaine base (crack), the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.
Emanuel Jenkins (25), was sentenced to 121 months in prison, 4 years of supervised release, was fined $750 and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. Jenkins who had previously pled guilty had admitted that he had possessed crack cocaine with the intention to resell it for a profit.
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 and assistance from the Granite City, IL Police Department . 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.