U.S. Attorney's Office
Southern District of Illinois
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December 21, 2015

East St. Louis Woman Sentenced for Distribution of Crack and Felon in Possession Charges

An East St. Louis woman, convicted of Distribution of Cocaine Base (Crack), Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base (Crack), and Felon in Possession of a Firearm, was sentenced to federal prison today, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, James L. Porter, announced. Georgia Phillips, 40, of East St. Louis, Illinois, received a 46 month sentence for her offenses Phillips had previously pled guilty. Following release from imprisonment, Phillips will serve a three year term of supervised release. Phillips was also ordered to pay a $900 fine and a $300 special assessment.

Agencies participating in this case include the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald S. Boyce.

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