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Kentucky Woman Faces Federal Prison for "Meth" Offense

December 21, 2012

On December 20, 2012, a Paducah resident was sentenced in U.S. District Court on a onecount indictment charging conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Ambre D. Harmon, a/k/a “Amber Harmon,” 36, formerly of Carterville, was sentenced to 70 months’ imprisonment, 4 years’ supervised release, and was fined $300. Evidence at the plea and sentencing hearings established that Harmon was involved with others in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Harmon supplied pseudoephedrine pills to others to use to manufacture methamphetamine. The conspiracy offense occurred between 2008, and January 30, 2012, in Williamson, Jackson, Saline, and Franklin Counties. Five co-defendants have previously been sentenced for their involvement in the methamphetamine conspiracy.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Murphysboro Police Department, Marion Police Department, Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, Saline County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois State Police, Carrier Mills Police Department, Harrisburg Police Department, and United States Marshals Service.

The case is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Amanda A. Robertson for prosecution.















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