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Press Release

San Diego Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine Conspiracy

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


Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that Mark Wilson, age 30, of San Diego, California was sentenced to 97 months’ imprisonment on September 7, 2017 for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

At his change of plea hearing on April 11, 2017, Wilson admitted that he helped to distribute multiple kilogram quantities of methamphetamine in the Beardstown, Illinois area between June, 2015 and August, 2016.

The investigation which resulted in Wilson’s arrest and conviction was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Robert L. Garrison.

Updated September 8, 2017

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