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Collinsville Man Sentenced In Cocaine Conspiracy

July 16, 2012

Garry Webster, 32, of Collinsville, IL, was sentenced on July 16, 2012, in District Court in East St. Louis, IL, on one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Webster was sentenced to 262 months in prison, 10 years of supervised release, fined $500, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. Webster, who had previously pled guilty, admitted that between 2009, and 2010, he purchase and distributed cocaine to co-conspirators Antonio Green and Emanuel Jenkins. In total, Webster distributed in excess of five kilograms of cocaine to various customers in and around Madison County, IL, between 2009, and 2010.

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
















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