News Release
October 20, 2009
Contact: Thomas E. Murphy
Number: (314)538-4660

Carbondale, Illinois Residents Plead Guilty to Crack
Cocaine Offenses

OCT 20 -- (BENTON, IL) - A. Courtney Cox, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced that on October 19, 2009, Raymond D. WOOLEY , a/k/a “Dub,” age 25, and Travis L. WOOLEY , a/k/a “T-Low,” age 22, both of Carbondale, Illinois, entered pleas of guilty to conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. The offense occurred between August 2006 and August 2008, in Jackson and Williamson Counties.

The offense carries a penalty of 10 years’ to life imprisonment, a fine of up to $4,000,000, and a term of 5 years’ supervised release. Both WOOLEY s are being held without bond and are currently scheduled for sentencing on February 16, 2010, in Benton.

The investigation was conducted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Murphysboro Police Department, Illinois State Police, Southern Illinois Enforcement Group, Carbondale Police Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.