Providing online information about Criminal Justice Courses online and brick and mortar, hiring and promotions
Friday, November 02, 2012
St. Louis County Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison on Federal Drug & Weapons Charges
St. Louis, MO — Demetrius McCalister was sentenced to 144
months in prison on drug and weapons charges involving the shooting of a man
during a struggle over the purchase of a ½ pound of marijuana.
McCalister, 20, North St. Louis County pled guilty in April
to one felony count each of being a felon in possession of ammunition, one
felony count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, and
possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. He appeared
today for sentencing before United States District Judge Jean C. Hamilton.
This case was investigated by the St. Charles County
Sheriff’s Office, St. Louis County Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol,
Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives. Assistant United States Attorney Michael
Reilly handled the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.