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Olney woman sentenced in federal court for methamphetamine offences

Vickie L. Sanders, 57, of Olney, IL, was sentenced on May 9, 2018, to 120 months in
federal prison for methamphetamine-related offenses, Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney
for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today. Sanders previously pleaded guilty to six
counts in a federal indictment.

Count 1 charged that from on or about 2015, until on or about April 21, 2017, in Richland
County, Sanders and co-defendant Kylee D. Black, 34, of Olney, Illinois, conspired with others
known and unknown to the Grand Jury to knowingly and intentionally manufacture fifty (50)
grams or more of methamphetamine.

Count 2 charged that on April 21, 2017, in Richland County, Sanders knowingly and
intentionally attempted to manufacture a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine.

Counts 3-6 charged that Sanders and Black knowingly and intentionally possessed
Pseudoephedrine knowing that it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine. The dates
involved were December 21, 2016 (Count 3), December 15, 2015 (Count 4), September 30, 2015
(Count 5), and April 3, 2015 (Count 6).

Co-defendant Kylee Black was previously sentenced to 168 months’ imprisonment.

As part of her sentence, Sanders was ordered to serve eight years on supervised release.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.