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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 12, 2021

Saint Louis Man Sentenced for Drug and Gun Offenses

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - Lamondra Beckley, 43, of Saint Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to 147 months 
in prison on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, in federal court in East St. Louis, Illinois.   Beckley 
had  previously  pled  guilty  in  federal  court  to  one  count  of  possession  with  intent  to 
distribute methamphetamine, one count of felon in possession of a firearm, and one count of 
possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.
As part of the plea, Beckley acknowledged that on March 11, 2021, he possessed approximately 114 
grams of methamphetamine, which he intended to sell to a customer at a  gas station in Fairview 
Heights, Illinois, before being arrested by DEA agents.   At the time of his arrest, Beckley 
possessed a firearm and was a previously convicted felon.

The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Daniel T. Kapsak prosecuted the case.
 

Updated November 12, 2021