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Williamson County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Conspiracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 8, 2013

On August 8, 2013, Jason S. Byrley, 35, of Pittsburg, IL, was sentenced in United States District Court in Benton on an indictment charging conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.

Byrley, who had previously pled guilty to the methamphetamine charge, was sentenced to 120 months (10 years) in prison, 5 years of supervised release, and fined $300. The conspiracy offense occurred between 2008, and January 30, 2012, in Williamson, Jackson, Saline, and Franklin Counties. At sentencing, the district judge found that Byrley was responsible for the manufacture of more than one kilogram of methamphetamine. Six co-defendants have previously been sentenced for their role 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 being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Amanda A. Robertson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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