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Saint Louis Man Sentenced for Distributing Drugs

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri

St. Louis, MO – Cyrano Jones, Jr., 48, of St. Louis, was sentenced to 84 months in prison for possessing with the intent to distribute cocaine base (crack).  He appeared before U.S. District Judge Ronnie White today.

According to court documents, Drug Enforcement Administration investigators identified Jones as a source of supply of cocaine base (crack) within the City of Saint Louis.  Jones utilized the residence at 8980 Edna Street, St. Louis, Missouri, to store and sell crack cocaine.  During the course of the investigation, Jones was identified as being responsible for the distribution of between 28 to 112 grams of cocaine base; 10 to 20 grams of heroin; one to 50 grams of cocaine; and less than one kilogram of marijuana.  Jones also possessed two firearms in connection with his drug trafficking, one of which was stolen.

This case was investigated the Drug Enforcement Administration.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin Granger handled the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Updated May 29, 2019

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses