Centreville Man Sentenced on Cocaine Offense
Antonio L. White, 31, of Centreville, Illinois, was sentenced in Federal Court in East St. Louis on October 22, 2012, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today. White had been indicted by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in East St. Louis, on April 17, 2012, and charged with one count of Possession With the Intent to Distribute Cocaine. White entered a guilty plea to that charge on June 15, 2012.
White was order to serve a term of 151 months in the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons, followed by a term of three years of supervised release. White was also sentenced to pay a fine of $600 and a special assessment of $100.
According to the Stipulation of Facts which was filed at the time of his plea, White was arrested on February 23, 2012, by officers of the Alton Police Department and the Central Illinois Drug Task Force, after he traveled from Carlinville, Illinois, to Alton, Illinois, with the intention of purchasing cocaine for the purpose of reselling it to another individual. When his vehicle was searched 54 grams of cocaine was found.
Evidence in support of the indictment was obtained in an investigation by the South Central Illinois Drug Task Force (SCIDTF) and the Alton Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randy G. Massey.