5 Illinois residents face meth, heroin charges in indictment - KMOV.com

5 Illinois residents face meth, heroin charges in indictment

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Five residents of southern Illinois were indicted on charges of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine and to distribute heroin, United States Attorney Stephen R. Wigginton announced on Tuesday.

Franklin "Frankie D." Denault, 38, of Steeleville, Michael "Micky" Halliday, 33, of Elkville and Nicholas C. Draege, 24, of DuQuoin, were all charged with conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine. According to the indictment, the alleged offenses occurred between 2013 and June 2015, within Perry, Jackson and Randolph Counties in Illinois.

Denault, 33-year-old Leah A. Bean and 36-year-old Jami L. Hoelscher, both of Steeleville, were charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin. The reportedly crimes took place between 2013 and June 2015 in Perry and Randolph Counties in Illinois.

All five defendants were ordered to be held without bond pending a September 14 trial.

If convicted, the defendants face prison time up to 20 years, followed by three years of supervised release and a $1,000,000 fine.

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