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A federal judge in central Illinois has sentenced a 38-year-old man to life in prison on drug charges.

Anthony Ousley of Normal was convicted of unlawful distribution of crack cocaine.

Authorities say Ousley's arrest yielded the largest seizure of cocaine in Normal Police Department history.

Police say officers seized crack cocaine with an estimated street value of $100,000, as well as three loaded guns, ammunition and more than $2,000 in cash.

The judge also sentenced Ousley to three years on weapons charges, to be served concurrently.

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