Kayla S. Kempfer, 31, of Red Bud, Illinois, has been sentenced to 135 months in federal prison on a methamphetamine violation. Kempfer previously pled guilty to a one-count indictment charging conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine. As part of her sentence, she was also ordered to serve four years of supervised release and pay $200 in fines.
Between 2017 and August 2018, in Jackson, Randolph, and St. Clair counties Kempfer distributed 1.4 kilograms of ice. Ice is methamphetamine which has a purity level of at least 80%.
The investigation was conducted by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, the Sparta Police Department, the New Athens Police Department, the Marissa Police Department, the St. Louis County Police Department, the Brentwood (Missouri) Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the FBI. The Randolph County State’s Attorney’s Office also assisted in the investigation.