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Jefferson County Woman Sentenced To 120 Months On Methamphetamine Charges

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Illinois

A Jefferson County woman was sentenced on September 3, 2014, to federal prison on methamphetamine charges, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.

Julia Ann Snow, 52, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, was sentenced to 120 months’ imprisonment, four years’ supervised release following her imprisonment, and was fined $500. Snow had previously been convicted following a two day jury trial on five counts in a federal indictment. Count 1 charged that from on or about June 2010, until on or about September 19, 2012, in Jefferson County, Snow and others conspired to knowingly and intentionally manufacture more than 50 grams of methamphetamine. Count 4 charged that on July 5, 2012, Snow knowingly possessed equipment, chemicals, products, or materials used to manufacture methamphetamine. Counts 5, 6, and 7 charged that Snow knowingly possessed pseudoephedrine, knowing and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine, on three separate dates (December 16, 2011, August 25, 2011, and July 29, 2010).

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Joint Narcotics Unit of the Mt. Vernon Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney George Norwood.

Updated February 19, 2015