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Two Richland County Men Indicted on Methamphetamine Related Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 14, 2012

Marty C. Stacy, 46, and Brian K. Boulb, 43, both of Olney, Illinois, were indicted on methamphetamine related charges in separate cases returned by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in Benton, Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.

Marty C. Stacy was indicted on two charges. Count 1 charges that from January 2011, until on or about May 30, 2012, in Richland County, Stacy conspired with others known and unknown to the grand jury to manufacture more than 50 grams of methamphetamine. Count 2 charges that from August 14, 2010, to on or about May 30, 2012, in Richland County, Stacy possessed pseudoephedrine, knowing and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine.

With respect to Count 1, Stacy faces 5-40 imprisonment, up to a $2,000,000 fine, and no less than 4 years supervised release to follow his incarceration. With respect to Count 2, Stacy faces up to 20 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine, and no more than 3 years supervised release to follow his incarceration.

Brian K. Boulb was charged in a separate indictment with three counts. Count 1 charges that from November 2009, until August 7, 2012, in Richland County, Boulb conspired with others known and unknown to the grand jury to manufacture 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Count 2 charges that from November 20, 2009, to July 15, 2012, in Richland County, Boulb possessed pseudoephedrine, knowing and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine. Count 3 charges that on August 7, 2012, Boulb possessed equipment, chemicals, and materials to manufacture methamphetamine.

With respect to Count 1, Boulb faces from 5 to 40 years imprisonment, up to a $2,000,000 fine, and no less than 4 years supervised release to follow his incarceration. With respect to Count 2, Boulb faces up to 20 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine, and no more than 3 years supervised release to follow his incarceration. With respect to Count 3, Boulb faces up to 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine, and no more than 3 years supervised release to follow his incarceration.

An Indictment is a formal charge against a defendant. Under the law, a defendant is presumed to be innocent of a charge until proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt to the satisfaction of a jury.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.

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

 

 

 

 

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