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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Richland County Man Convicted Of Methamphetamine Related Offenses

Marty Cody Stacy, 46, of Calhoun, IL, was convicted in federal district court of methamphetamine related offenses following a two day jury trial, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.

Stacy was convicted of all five counts brought against him. Count 1 charged that from August 2010, to on or about May 30, 2012, in Richland County, Stacy conspired with others to manufacture more than 50 grams of methamphetamine. Counts 2-5 charged that Stacy possessed pseudoephedrine, knowing and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine on the dates of May 30, 2012 (Count 2), February 8, 2012 (Count 3), October 25, 2011 (Count 4), and October 11, 2011 (Count 5).

With respect to Count 1, Stacy faces a penalty of 10 years, up to life in prison, up to an $8,000,000 fine, and no less than 8 years supervised release to follow his incarceration. With respect to each of Counts 2-5, Stacy faces up to 20 years in prison, up to a $250,000 fine, and up to 3 years supervised release to follow his incarceration.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.

The case is being handled by Assistant United States Attorneys George Norwood.

Updated February 19, 2015