East St. Louis Man Indicted On Crack Cocaine Offense
John Arnold, 25, of East St. Louis, Illinois, was indicted by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in
East St. Louis, on June 20, 2012, and charged with one count of Possession With the Intent to
Distribute Crack Cocaine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen
R. Wigginton, announced today. If convicted, Arnold faces a maximum sentence of twenty (20)
years imprisonment, a fine of up to $1,000,000, a $100 special assessment, and at least three years
of supervised release.
Evidence in support of the indictment was obtained in an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the East St. Louis Police Department.
This case has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Randy G. Massey for prosecution.
Note - All Defendants are presumed to be innocent of all charges in an indictment and are entitled to a fair trial at which the Government must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.