FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2016
Cairo Man Sentenced to 66 months for Delivery of Cocaine in Public Housing
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds, acting as special prosecutor in Alexander County, announced today that Brian K. Tucker (DOB 11/22/1965) of Cairo, Illinois has been sentenced in the Circuit Court of Alexander County to sixty-six (66) months in the Illinois Department of Corrections on one (1) count of Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance on Residential Property Owned by a Public Housing Agency, a Class 1 Felony. Tucker will also serve a two (2) 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.