Drug Trafficker Gets 10 Years in Prison for $2,800 of Meth
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Deonta J. Thomas, 29, of Collinsville, Illinois, was sentenced in federal court in East St. Louis Oct. 18 to 10 years imprisonment for distribution of methamphetamine.
Thomas pled guilty to this offense on May 20, 2021. As part of his guilty plea, Thomas acknowledged that on Sept. 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 three-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.