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Belleville Woman Sentenced For Heroin And Cocaine Conspiracy

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

Acting United States Attorney, James L. Porter, announced today that Fetara D. McCarter, 31, of Belleville, Illinois, was sentenced to 87 months imprisonment in United States District Court in East St. Louis on January 12, 2016, for Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Cocaine.

McCarter pled guilty to the federal charge on September 2, 2015, and has been confined in federal custody since that date. At her change of plea hearing in September, McCarter admitted that she had distributed heroin in the Belleville, Illinois, are from February 2014 until her arrest on April 18, 2014.

The investigation which resulted in McCarter’s arrest and conviction was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Drug Tactical Unit (DTU).

This case was prosecuted by Robert L. Garrison.

Updated January 13, 2016

Drug Trafficking