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Washington Park Man Sentenced For Cocaine Distribution

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

Michael Scott, Jr., 41, from Washington Park, Illinois, was sentenced on February 27, 2014, in federal district court, in East St. Louis, Illinois, on one count of cocaine distribution, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Scott was sentenced to 33 months in prison, five years of supervised release, fined $500, and ordered to pay $100 special assessment. Scott, who previously pled guilty, admitted that on July 2, 2013, he sold twenty-eight grams of cocaine base to a confidential informant in Washington Park, 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