Quincy man gets 10 years in prison for 2021 charge for distributing meth

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Michael Bell, 39, of the 800 block of North Eighth Street in Quincy, was sentenced on Friday, Nov. 18, to 10 years imprisonment for distributing methamphetamine in Quincy. At the sentencing hearing in front of U.S. District Judge Sue Myerscough, the government presented evidence that on Aug. 30 and Sept. 2, 2021,…

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Quincy man gets 15-year prison term for possession of meth with intent to distribute, possession of firearm by felon

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Daniel Kramer of the 100 block of Earel Camp Road in Quincy was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years imprisonment for possession of 50 grams or more of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, five months imprisonment for possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime, and 10 years…

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Quincy man gets 10-year sentence to federal prison for distributing more than 200 grams of meth

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A Quincy man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release, by U.S. District Judge Sue Myerscough for distributing more than 200 grams of pure methamphetamine in Quincy. At the sentencing hearing, Marcus Moore, 35, formerly of the 2800 block of East…

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Settlement reached in Lovelace civil suit against Quincy, Adams County; details not yet public

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A settlement has been reached in the 2017 civil lawsuit filed by Curtis Lovelace and other Lovelace family members against several members of the Quincy Police Department, Adams County State’s Attorney Gary Farha, former Adams County Coroner James Keller, the city of Quincy and Adams County.  Details of the settlement or financial…

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Quincy man sentenced to five years in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Warren Mason, 29, formerly of the 1400 block of N. Third in Quincy, was sentenced Tuesday to 60 months imprisonment, to be followed by 48 months of supervised release, for distributing more than five grams of 99 percent pure methamphetamine on two occasions in Quincy. At the sentencing hearing, U.S. District Judge…

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Trial for Mount Sterling prison guards in 2018 fatal inmate beating delayed until Friday

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The jury in the federal trial for two prison guards at the Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mount Sterling was sent home Tuesday morning because of “technical difficulties,” according to the chief deputy at the U.S. District Courthouse. During a brief status meeting on Tuesday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Sue Myerscough scheduled…

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