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Carbondale man facing drug charges ordered held without bond

BENTON, IL (KFVS) -

A Carbondale man facing crack cocaine and heroin charges was ordered to be held without bond.

Antuan D. Perkins, “Little Man,” 22, of Carbondale, appeared in federal court in Benton on Oct. 28 for a detention hearing, Perkins was ordered held without bond.

Perkins is charged by indictment with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and heroin. 

He fled the area after the May 2014, indictment, according to United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton. 

He was arrested in Chicago by members of the United States Marshals Service and the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force on Oct. 8.

The alleged crime occurred between 2012 and May 2014 in Williamson County. The crack cocaine and heroin offense carries a penalty of up to 20 years in federal prison, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, and a fine of $1 million. 

Co-defendant Ahamad R. Atkins, “Omar” and “O” has previously pleaded guilty to his role in the drug conspiracy and is awaiting sentencing.

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