MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois announced Friday a Murphysboro man pleaded guilty on August 25 for conspiracy to make meth charges.
Christopher R. Davenport, 27, or Murphysboro pleaded guilty to a one-count, third superseding indictment, charging him with conspiracy to make meth. According to U.S. Attorney of Southern Illinois Stephen R. Wigginton, Davenport had a prior felony drug conviction so his offenses carry a penalty of 20 years to life in prison, a fine of up to $8,000,000 and 10 years supervised release.
Wigginton says between 2009 and April 6, 2011 in Jackson, Union, Randolph and Williamson Counties Davenport was involved with others in the making, distribution and use of meth. He says on multiple occasions, Davenport stole anhydrous ammonia, which he and others used to make meth.