St. Louis, MO - Seven people have been sentenced on federal methamphetamine charges for activities that occurred between August 2008 and February 2012 in Franklin County:
• Shannon M. Stephens, 26, Cedar Hill, MO, was sentenced today to 63 months in prison;
• Richard L. Treis, 39, Leasburg, MO, was sentenced to 110 months in prison on August 30;
• Robert Swinney, 23, St. Louis, was sentenced to 50 months in prison on September 27;
• Chance C. Ziegler, 35, St. Clair, MO, was sentenced to 80 months in prison on October 5;
• Joseph R. McNamara, 27, Farmington, MO, was sentenced to 78 months in prison on August 21
• Bodette O. Algiere, a/k/a Bodette O. Inman, 31, St. Clair, MO, was sentenced to 68 months in prison on August 20; and
• Sharon S. McGraw, 56, Imperial, MO, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison on September 14.
The defendants pled guilty to charges including conspiracy to possess pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, and possessing equipment used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, and appeared for sentencing before United States District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig.
This case was investigated by the Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Winfield handled the case for the U.S. Attorney's Office.