In federal court: Cape man sentenced on drug charges

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The following information was released Tuesday for defendants appearing in federal court Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey.


Name: Robert Q. Woods

Age: 24

Residence: Cape Girardeau

Charge: One felony count of distribution of cocaine and one felony count of manufacturing cocaine.

Sentence: 121 months

Summary: On Aug. 21, 2009, Woods sold cocaine to a confidential informant in Cape Girardeau and six days later agreed to sell to another informant an "eight ball" of cocaine for $800. Woods delivered the cocaine to the informant in exchange for $500 and left to cook the remainder of the controlled substance. The entire cook was recorded on a device in the informant's residence. Woods also admitted to distributing the more than 150 grams of cocaine.

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