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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Illinois

Friday, March 21, 2014

Murphysboro Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

On March 21, 2014, Donald E. Gregory, 47, of Murphysboro, 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.

Gregory, who had previously pled guilty to the methamphetamine offense, was sentenced to 130 months in prison, to be followed by 4 years supervised release, and fined $300. The offense occurred between March 2011 and March 2013 in Jackson County. Evidence at the plea and sentencing hearings established that Gregory was involved with others in the manufacture of methamphetamine. At sentencing, the district court found that Gregory was responsible for the manufacture of 660 grams of methamphetamine.

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

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

Updated February 19, 2015