Cutler Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Meth Conspiracy
WSIL -- A Perry County man has pleaded guilty to his role in the manufacturing of meth.
Virgil L. Easton, 35, of Cutler, pled guilty in federal court Thursday to conspiracy to manufacture meth.
Stephen Wigginton, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, says Easton provided pseudoephedrine for others to use to make meth. Authorities say the crime occurred between January 2011 and January 2013 in Perry, Jackson and Randolph Counties.
A sentencing hearing is set for January 30. Easton faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,00,000.
Ten co-defendants have already been sentenced; three others have pled guilty and are awaiting sentencing.
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