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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 15, 2013

Olney Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

Christopher P. Stout, 31, of Olney, IL, was sentenced to federal prison on drug charges, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today. Stout was sentenced to 120 months in prison, six years supervised release following his imprisonment, and fined $200.

Stout had previously pleaded guilty to a two count federal indictment. Count 1 charged that from 2010, until January 26, 2012, in Richland and Clay Counties, Stout conspired with others to manufacture methamphetamine. Count 2 charged that from June, 2010, to May 17, 2012, in Richland County, Stout possessed pseudoephedrine, knowing and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine.

The investigation was conducted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office. The case is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney George Norwood.

Updated February 19, 2015