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Jackson County Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

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January 16, 2014

On January 9, 2014, Charles W. Scallion, 41, of Carbondale, Ill., was sentenced in United States District Court in Benton on a one-count indictment charging conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, announced Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois.

Scallion, who had previously pled guilty to the methamphetamine offense, was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison, to be followed by 6 years of supervised release, and fined $300. The offense occurred between May 2012, and March 28, 2013, in Jackson County. Evidence at the plea and sentencing hearings established that Scallion was involved with others in the manufacture of methamphetamine. During the conspiracy, other individuals supplied Scallion with pseudoephedrine to use to cook methamphetamine. The district court determined that Scallion’s relevant conduct involved more than 165 grams of pseudoephedrine.

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

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Amanda A. Robertson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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