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Rockford Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Crack Cocaine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois

ROCKFORD — A Rockford man has been sentenced to eleven years in federal prison on a drug trafficking charge. 

ROMEO TRAMMELL, 32, pleaded guilty to the charge on Sept. 4, 2020.  According to a written plea agreement, Trammell distributed approximately 24.8 grams of cocaine base - in the form of crack cocaine - to an individual in Rockford on Apr. 5, 2018. 

U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee imposed the sentence Wednesday in federal court in Rockford.

The sentencing was announced by John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois; Kristen deTineo, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago Field Division of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives; and Daniel O’Shea, Chief of the Rockford Police Department.  The government was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Talia Bucci.

Updated February 4, 2021

Drug Trafficking
Violent Crime