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Richland County Woman Sentenced on Methamphetamine Related Charges

January 29, 2013

Christine L. Hagen, 28, of Olney, Illinois, was sentenced in federal district court to federal prison on methamphetamine-related charges, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today. Hagen was sentenced to 115 months in prison, to be followed by six years supervised release, and fined $200.

Hagen had previously pleaded guilty to a two count federal indictment. Count 1 charged that from November 2011, until on or about April 14, 2012, in Richland County, Hagen conspired with others known and unknown to the grand jury to manufacture methamphetamine. Count 2 charged that from January 2011, to on or about April 14, 2012, in Richland County, Hagen possessed pseudoephedrine, knowing and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine.

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

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















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