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Meth Charge Results in Guilty Plea

November 20, 2012

An Anna, IL, man pled guilty to a federal indictment charging conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

On November 19, 2012, Charles J. Brimm, 25, pled guilty to a one-count indictment charging conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. The conspiracy offense occurred between 2010 and March 12, 2012, in Union, Jackson and Saline Counties. The factual basis at the plea hearing established that Brimm was involved with others in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Brimm supplied pseudoephedrine pills, lye, and batteries to others to use in the manufacture of methamphetamine. The offense carries a penalty of up to 20 years’ imprisonment, a fine of not more than $1 million, and a term of supervised release of at least 3 years.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Union County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Murphysboro Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration.

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















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