PERRY COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV) -- Three Perry County, Ill. residents entered guilty pleas to manufacturing methamphetamine between 2012 and 2014.
Brant A. Sizemore, 38, and Clinton Waters, 37, both of DeQuoin, and Jamey A. Carson, 36, Pinckneyville, are being held without bond pending sentencing on May 22.
The offense carries a penalty of 20 years in prison followed by three years' supervised release and a $1,000,000 fine.
Evidence at the plea hearings proved that Sizemore, Waters and Carson were involved with each other when the offenses occurred in Perry, Jackson, Randolph, Williamson and Franklin Counties.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Perry County Sheriff's Office, Perry County Drug Task Force, Murphysboro Police Department and DuQuoin Police Department.