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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 5, 2013

Richland County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

A Richland County man was sentenced on August 1, 2013, to federal prison on methamphetamine related charges, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.

Jeffrey T. Wimberly, 46, of Olney, was sentenced to 108 months in prison, four years supervised release following his imprisonment, and fined $300. Wimberly had previously pleaded guilty to a federal indictment which charged that from February 2011, until on or about October 2012, in Richland County and Edwards County, Wimberly conspired with others to manufacture more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.

The investigations were conducted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.

The cases are being handled by Assistant United States Attorney George Norwood.

Updated February 19, 2015