Fugitive Leader of Drug Trafficking Operation Sentenced to Thirty Years in Federal Prison for Trafficking Cocaine into Southern Illinois
Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced that Sara Rose Davis, 34, of Centralia, Illinois, was sentenced on November 13, 2015, to 4 years in federal prison, 4 years’ supervised release, a $200 fine, and a $100 special assessment following her guilty plea in May to Conspiracy to Manufacture and Distribute Methamphetamine in violation of federal law. The offense took place in Marion and Clinton Counties. Supervised release follows service of the term of imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system.
Court documents establish that at least from the summer of 2012, through and including October 2, 2014, Davis obtain the ingredients necessary to manufacture methamphetamine, including pseudoephedrine tablets, and provided them to others to use in the manufacture of methamphetamine.
Information leading to the charge against Davis and others was obtained in an investigation conducted by the FBI, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, and the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, assisted by the Illinois State Police Methamphetamine Response Team, and the Centralia Police Department. The case is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney Kit Morrissey.