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Southern District of Illinois

Friday, April 4, 2014

Venice Man Sentenced For "Crack” Cocaine Distribution

Nathan V. Young, 23, from Venice, Illinois, was sentenced on April 3, 2014, in federal district court, in East St. Louis, Illinois, on one count of cocaine distribution in the form of “crack” cocaine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Young was sentenced to 63 months in prison, three years of supervised release, fined $600, and ordered to pay $100 special assessment. Court proceedings revealed that Young sold over 5 grams of cocaine base in the form of “crack” on June 13, 2013, to a confidential informant in Venice, Illinois, at the direction and arrangement of ATF agents.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel T. Kapsak.

Updated February 19, 2015