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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 20, 2015

Madison Man Sentenced For Cocaine Distribution

Clevis Holmes, 31, from Madison, Illinois, was sentenced on April 17, 2015, in federal district court, in East St. Louis, Illinois, on one count of cocaine distribution, one count of heroin distribution, and one count of aiding and abetting the distribution of "crack" cocaine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Holmes was sentenced to a 188 month prison term, 4 years of supervised release, fined $600, and ordered to pay a $300 special assessment. Court proceedings revealed that Holmes sold approximately 28 grams of cocaine on March 20, 2014, 10 grams of heroin on April 3, 2014, and 42 grams of "crack" cocaine on April 8, 2014, in East St. Louis, Illinois, at the direction and arrangement of ATF agents.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Shane B. Kelbley.

Updated April 20, 2015