Fentanyl, Cocaine and a Weapon Earns Man 11 Years in Prison
East St. Louis, Ill. – Anthony Wisham, 60, of East St. Louis, Illinois, was sentenced to 135 months imprisonment in federal court in East St. Louis, Illinois, on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.
Wisham previously pled guilty to two counts of distribution of fentanyl, one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and one count of felon in possession of a firearm.
Wisham admitted to distributing ounce quantities of fentanyl on September 15, 2020, in East St. Louis. On December 10, 2020, Wisham admitted he possessed, with the intent to distribute, approximately 21.3 grams of cocaine while possessing a firearm. Wisham is a convicted felon and prohibited from carrying a firearm.
The investigation was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration.