News and Press Releases

Pittsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2013

On April 5, 2013, Jason Scott Byrley, 35, of Pittsburg, Illinois, pled guilty in United States District Court in Benton to a one-count indictment charging conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced.

The conspiracy offense occurred between 2008, and January 30, 2012, in Williamson, Jackson, Saline, and Franklin Counties. Byrley’s offense carries possible penalties of a term in prison from 10 years to life, a fine of not more than $10 million, and at least 5 years’ supervised release. Sentencing is set for August 8, 2013.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, 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 being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Amanda A. Robertson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Return to Top

USAO Homepage
USAO Briefing Room
Stay Connected: Visit us on Twitter
Victim Witness

Click here for information in multiple victim cases.

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Our nation-wide commitment to reducing gun crime in America.

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

Training and seminars for Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

Project Safe Childhood

Help us combat the proliferation of sexual exploitation crimes against children.

What Makes Schools Safer? Using science to discover what works. Federal funding available. Visit NIJ.gov, keywords: 'comprehensive school safety intiative'