EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Deandre Young, 43, of St. Louis, Missouri, was sentenced today to 96 months
imprisonment by Judge David Dugan in federal court in East St. Louis, Illinois. Young plead guilty
on October 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
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, Illinois, before being arrested by DEA agents. Young was in possession of a
firearm at the time of his arrest.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
This matter was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel T. Kapsak.