Jackson County man sentenced for meth conspiracy


Web Editor - Nick Miller

GRAND TOWER, IL - An Illinois man has been sentenced in the United States District Court in Benton on a one-count indictment charging conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.

30 year-old Daniel Loden of Grand Tower, Illinois, had previously pled guilty to the methamphetamine offense, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release.

It happened between March 2011 and March 2013 in Jackson County. Evidence at the plea and sentencing hearing established that Loden was involved with others in the manufacture of meth, as he had supplied others with pseudoephedrine to use to cook during the conspiracy.

Two co-defendants have also plead guilty to their role in the conspiracy and are awaiting sentencing.