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Southern District of Illinois

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Richland County Man Sentenced To 105 Months On Methamphetamine Charges

A Richland County man was sentenced on November 19, 2014, to federal prison on methamphetamine charges, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.

Nathan W. Headley, 39, of Olney, Illinois, was sentenced to 105 months in federal prison, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and fined $300. Headley had previously pleaded guilty to three counts in a federal indictment. Count 1 charged that from July 2010, through December 2012, in Richland County, Headley conspired with others to manufacture more than 50 grams of methamphetamine. Count 2 charged that on April 16, 2014, in Richland County, Headley possessed methamphetamine with the intent to distribute it. Count 3 charged that on March 12, 2014, in Richland County, Headley did distribute methamphetamine.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.

Updated February 19, 2015