Deonta J. Thomas, 29, of Collinsville, Illinois, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for distribution of methamphetamine on October 18, in federal court in East St. Louis.
Thomas previously pled guilty to this offense on May 20, 2021. As part of his guilty plea, Thomas acknowledged that on September 27, 2018, he sold approximately 442 grams of crystal methamphetamine to an individual at the Casino Queen in East St. Louis, Illinois, in exchange for $2,800.
In addition to the 10-year term of imprisonment, Thomas will serve a 3-year term of supervised release following his release from the Bureau of Prisons. Thomas was also ordered to pay a fine of $500.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Daniel T. Kapsak prosecuted the case.