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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Central District of Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 17, 2013

Danville Man Sentenced To 14 ½ Years In Prison For Crack Cocaine, Weapons Offenses

Urbana, Ill. – A Danville, Ill., man, Marquis D. Robinson, has been ordered to serve 175 months (14 years, 7 months) in federal prison for crack cocaine and weapons offenses. U.S. District Judge Michael P. McCuskey sentenced Robinson, last known address South Beard Street, Danville, Ill., on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Robinson was also ordered to remain on supervised release for a period of eight years following completion of his prison sentence.

Robinson has been in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service since he was charged in federal court in October 2010. On Aug. 31, 2012, Robinson entered pleas of guilty to distribution of crack cocaine (one count); distribution of 28 grams or more of crack cocaine (one count); possession of 28 grams or more of crack cocaine with intent to distribute it (one count); and, possession of a firearm by a felon (one count.)

The charges were investigated by the Vermilion County Metropolitan Enforcement Group (VMEG) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Eugene L. Miller.

Updated June 22, 2015