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Richland County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

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

A Richland County man was sentenced on December 18, 2013, to federal prison on methamphetamine related charges, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.

Timothy L. Garrard, 32, of Olney, Illinois, was sentenced to 180 months in prison, five years supervised release following his imprisonment, and fined $300. Garrard had previously pleaded guilty to three counts in a federal indictment. Count 1 charged that from on or about October 2011, until on or about November 2012, Garrard conspired to manufacture methamphetamine. Count 2 charged that from October 25, 2011, to October 29, 2012, Garrard possessed pseudoephedrine, knowing and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine. Count 3 charged that on November 4, 2012, Garrard possessed with the intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing Hydrocodone.

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

The case is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney George Norwood.

Updated February 19, 2015