Fugitive Leader of Drug Trafficking Operation Sentenced to Thirty Years in Federal Prison for Trafficking Cocaine into Southern Illinois
An Edwards County man was recently sentenced to federal prison on methamphetamine charges, James L. Porter, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.
On December 22, 2015, Joshua L. Millman, 44, of West Salem, Illinois, was sentenced to 114 months in federal prison, four years’ supervised release following his imprisonment, and fined $600. Millman had previously pleaded guilty to three counts in a federal indictment.
Count 1 charged that from April 2014, to July 1, 2015, in Clay and Richland Counties, within the Southern District of Illinois, the state of Indiana, and elsewhere, Millman knowingly conspired and agree with others to distribute methamphetamine. Count 2 charged that on July 1, 2015, in Clay County, Millman knowingly and intentionally possessed with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. Count 3 charged that on July 1, 2015, in Clay County, Millman knowingly and intentionally distributed methamphetamine.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Flora Police Department, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, the Southeastern Illinois Drug Task Force, the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, and the Illinois State Police.
The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney George Norwood.