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Stoy Man Sentenced To Over Eleven Years On Methamphetamine Related Charges

July 16, 2012

Christopher K. Yockey, 39, of Stoy, Illinois, was sentenced to 140 months in federal prison on methamphetamine related charges, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today. Yockey was also placed on two years supervised release and was fined $300.

Yockey had previously pleaded guilty to a one count Indictment which charged that from March 13, 2007, through November 30, 2011, Yockey possessed pseudoephedrine knowing it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine. Court records established that Yockey purchased over 154 grams of pseudoephedrine and provided it to others who would manufacture methamphetamine.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Southeastern Illinois Drug Task force, and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney George A. Norwood.




















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