Fugitive Leader of Drug Trafficking Operation Sentenced to Thirty Years in Federal Prison for Trafficking Cocaine into Southern Illinois
An Ohio man, convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, was sentenced to 262 months in federal prison on November 20, 2015, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today. Kenyon Ramon Walton, 31, of Cincinnati, Ohio, received a 262 month sentence for offenses which occurred in the Southern District of Illinois. Walton had previously pled guilty to those offenses. Following release from imprisonment, Walton will serve a 10 year term of supervised release. Walton was also ordered to pay a $500 fine and a $200 special assessment.
Agencies participating in this case include the Drug Enforcement Administration, Illinois State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Diego County Integrated Narcotic Task Force, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, and various other state law enforcement agencies. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald S. Boyce.