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July 25, 2011

A Norris City, Ill.-, man who plead guilty on April 8, 2011, in United States District Court at Benton, IL, to a one count indictment charging him with Possession of a Listed Chemical (Pseudoephedrine) Knowing it Would Be Used to Manufacture a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine),was sentenced today, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced.

Rejino L. Deen, 31, was sentenced in United States District Court at Benton to 140 months’ imprisonment, a $200 dollar fine, and three years of supervised release following his incarceration. The violation took place from on or about May 2007, through August 2010, in Saline, White and Williamson counties in the Southern District of Illinois. Deen admitted to the court that he would obtain pseudoephedrine pills for use in manufacturing methamphetamine.

This investigation was conducted jointly by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Illinois State Police, and the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force Offices. The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Michael C. Carr.



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