ALTO PASS, IL (KFVS) - Union County State's Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced Thursday, November 7 that a man formerly from Alto Pass has been sentenced to 20 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on methamphetamine making charges.
John A. Gleghorn, 56, was sentenced on one count of unlawful participation in methamphetamine manufacturing. He was convicted of the charge in April 2013 after a two-and-a-half day trial. Under state law, Gleghorn must serve at least 75 percent of the 20 year sentence.
According to Edmonds, Gleghorn, acting together with Billy J. Finney, 37, engaged in the manufacturing of methamphetamine at a home at 3200 Bald Knob Road in February, March and April of 2012.
Gleghorn and Finney were indicted by a Union County Grandy Jury in May of 2012 after an investigation by the Union County Sheriff's Office, Murphysboro Police Department and Jackson County Sheriff's Office.