Creal Springs sentenced in meth case | Crime
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A Williamson County man was sentenced November 19 on a one-count indictment, charging conspiracy to make meth.
Robert L. Shreve, Jr., 23 from Creal Springs, was sentenced to over nine years in prison, three years of supervised release and fined $600.
According to U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Stephen R. Wigginton, the incident happened between 2008 and Jan. 30, 2012 in Willamson, Jackson, Saline and Franklin Counties. Evidence at the plea and sentencing hearings established that Shreve was involved with others in the making of meth. In addition to participating in meth cooks, Wigginton says Shreve also supplied pseudoephedrine pills to others for use of in the making of meth.
Wigginton says one co-defendant had previously had been sentenced for his involvement in the meth conspiracy. Four co-defendants pleaded guilty and are awaiting sentencing.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Jackson County Sheriff's Office, with the help of the Murphysboro Police Department, Marion Police Department, Williamson County Sheriff's Office, Saline County Sheriff's Office, Illinois State Police, Carrier Mills Police Department, Harrisburg Police Department and United States Marshals Service.
The case is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Amanda A. Robertson for prosecution.
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