A Williamson County man has been sentenced to more than 19 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.

The U.S. attorney says 41-year-old Timmy Smith of Johnston City pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment earlier this year.

Jackson County State's Attorney

A Murphysboro man is headed to prison for selling methamphetamine to an undercover source.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 27-year-old Aaron Bodeker pleaded guilty to the Unlawful Delivery of less than five grams of Methamphetamine. He received a four year sentence.

A southern Illinois man is headed to prison after his probation was revoked.

The Union County State's Attorney says 24-year-old Wesley Allen Conkle of Dongola has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of Aggravated Stalking.

A Williamson County man faces charges related to illegal drugs and a gun.

A Jonesboro man is in the Jackson County Jail after his arrest on drug related charges.

A Marion man known as "Pork Chop" has been indicted in federal court with drug and gun offenses.

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A Randolph County woman is headed to prison for her role in a large-scale methamphetamine ring.

The U.S. attorney's office says 49-year-old Starlet Howie of Sparta has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison.

Mt. Vernon Police Dept.

Five people were arrested in Mt. Vernon on drug related charges.

The Mt. Vernon Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff's Office High Risk Team served a drug search warrant early Thursday morning at a residence on South 24th Street in Mt. Vernon.


A Randolph County man is headed to prison on methamphetamine charges.

The U.S. attorney says 35-year-old Jason Stoker of Chester received a 15-year federal prison sentence.

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A Jefferson County man will serve up to 17-years in federal prison on methamphetamine related charges.
The U-S Attorney's Office says 31-year old Robert Tate of Mt. Vernon was sentenced Thursday.  A jury convicted Tate following a two day trial on charges of manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in Jefferson County between February 2013 and June of last year.

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Three children under the age of five were removed from a home in Herrin Tuesday, after police say they were exposed to an active methamphetamine lab.