St. Louis Man Sentenced to 8 Years for Meth and Gun Offenses
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Deandre Young, 43, of St. Louis, was sentenced today to 96 months imprisonment in federal court in East St. Louis, Illinois.
Young plead guilty on Oct. 7, 2021, to one count of aiding and abetting a co-defendant’s possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.
As part of the guilty plea, Young acknowledged that on March 11, 2021, he aided and abetted his co-defendant’s intended distribution of methamphetamine to a customer at a gas station in Fairview Heights, Ill., before being arrested by Drug Enforcement Administration agents. Young was in possession of a firearm at the time of his arrest.
This case was investigated by the DEA.