News Release
July 20, 2010
Contact: Robert J. Hanson
Number: (314) 538-4670

Madison Man Sentenced On Crack Cocaine Charge

JUL 20 -- (East St. Louis, IL) - A. Courtney Cox, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced that WALTER BURSEY, age 28 of Madison, Illinois, was sentenced in United States District Court, East St. Louis, Illinois, to 120 months imprisonment, a $625 fine, and a term of 5 years’ supervised release. The Court also ordered BURSEY to pay a $110 special assessment.

BURSEY previously pled guilty on April 5, 2010, to an indictment charging him with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. The violation took place on or about March 12, 2009, in Madison County, Illinois.

The investigation was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald S. Boyce.