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GRANITE CITY WOMAN SENTENCED FOR PART IN COCAINE CONSPIRACY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2011

Laqueenya Bodie, 34, from Granite City, IL, was sentenced on October 28, 2011 in District Court in East St. Louis, IL, on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with the Intent to Distribute Cocaine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Bodie was sentenced to 46 months in prison, 4 years of supervised release, fined $100, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. Bodie who had previously pled guilty, admitted that in the beginning of March 2010, she knowingly and intentionally agreed to transport in excess of 500 grams of cocaine from Dallas, Texas, to a source in Madison, Illinois. She was to be paid cash in exchange for doing so.

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.

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.

 

 

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