Alton Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Dealing Crack
An Alton man, convicted of distribution of crack cocaine, was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison on May 4, 2012, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today. Duane L. Moore, 31, of Alton, Ill., received an 18 year sentence for distribution of crack cocaine. Following release from imprisonment, Moore will serve 6 years of supervised release. Moore was also fined $400 and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. Moore pleaded guilty to the charge on January 30, 2012. Moore has been in custody since his arraignment on December 5, 2011. The case was investigated by the Alton Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Don Boyce.