19 Face Federal Meth Charges


By WSIL Manager

WSIL -- Nineteen southern Illinois residents have been indicted on meth charges.

A federal grand jury in Benton handed down the indictments Tuesday. Those charged are:


Delbert Bargo, Jr., 53, of Thompsonville

Laura L. Coker, 51, of Carterville

Amber R. Duckworth, 37, of Hurst

Caleb S. Hoffard, 36, of Marion

Jamie L. Hughey, 36, of Mt. Vernon

Traci L. Jackson, 36, of West Frankfort

Jeffrey Morneweg, 49, of Johnston City

Jessica M. Peters, 34, of West Frankfort

Justin C. Phillips, 27, of Elizabethtown 

Scotie M. Slaten, 26, of West Frankfort

Jamie R. Sneed, 31, of West Frankfort

Kevin Spurlock, 42, of DuQuoin

Regina K. Spurlock, 41, of DuQuoin

Jason K. Wells, 30, of Marion


Weldon A. Poole, 29, of Marion


Amber D. Mulkins, 31, of Marion


Kathryn Ann Medlin, 43, of Thompsonville


Two people have not yet been taken into custody. All face up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

The investigation in these cases was conducted by the Illinois State Police, Southern Illinois Drug Task Force, United States Marshals Service, Franklin County Sheriff's Office, West City Police Department, Christopher Police Department, Zeigler Police Department, Sesser Police Department, Drug Enforcement Administration, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County State's Attorney, Franklin County State's Attorney, Williamson County Sheriff's Department, Southern Illinois Drug Enforcement Group, Pope County Sheriff's Office, and the Pope County State's Attorney.


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