Harrisburg man sentenced to 6 years for meth charges

Harrisburg man sentenced to 6 years for meth charges
(Source: Raycom Media)

HARRISBURG, IL (KFVS) - A Harrisburg man was sentenced to 6 years in prison on methamphetamine charges.

On Wednesday, May 2, Saline County Circuit Judge Walden E. Morris sentenced Zachary A, Russel, 30, of Harrisburg, IL to serve 6 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Russel had previously entered a plea of guilty to a Class 3 felony charge of meth possession.

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On March 22, 2017, the Saline County State's Attorney's Office filed charges against Russel arising out of an incident which Russel was found with less than 5 grams of meth.

The investigation into Russel's case was led by Sgt. Michael Riden of the Harrisburg Police Department and State's Attorney, Jayson Clark.

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