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Rockford man sentenced to federal prison

ROCKFORD — A Rockford man has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison on a drug trafficking charge.

Romeo Trammell, 32, pleaded guilty to the charge on Sept. 4, 2020. According to a written plea agreement, Trammell distributed approximately 24.8 grams of cocaine base – in the form of crack cocaine – to an individual in Rockford on April 5, 2018.

U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee imposed the sentence Wednesday, Feb. 4.

The sentencing was announced by U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois John Lausch, Special Agent Kristen deTineo of the Chicago Field Division of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives; and Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea. The government was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Talia Bucci.

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