State’s attorney special prosecutor in Alexander County drug case
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds, acting as special prosecutor in Alexander County, reported June 24 that Brian K. Tucker, 50, of Cairo, has been sentenced in Alexander County Circuit Court to 66 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Tucker was sentenced on one count of unlawful delivery of controlled substance on residential property owned by a public housing agency. The charge is a Class 1 felony.
Tucker will also serve a two-year period of mandatory supervised release, formerly known as parole.
Tucker was charged following an investigation by Illinois State Police which showed he delivered cocaine in August 2013 at the Elmwood Place Public Housing Complex in Cairo.