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Three sentenced in Hamilton County on drug charges Thursday

Three individuals were sentenced in Hamilton County Court on Thursday for drug charges according to States Attorney Justin Hood.

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28 year old Lenwood Arnold of McLeansboro pled guilty to a charge of possession of methamphetamine and was sentenced to six years in Department of Corrections custody and one year of mandatory supervised release.  The charge stems from a June 1 arrest by McLeansboro Police following a traffic stop.  Arnold’s sentence will run concurrent with supervised release on prior convictions in both Hamilton and Saline Counties.

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40 year old Opal Zuber will spend five years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine.  Zuber was arrested by Hamilton County Probation officers after a compliance search of her home on May 24.  Zuber’s sentence will run concurrent with a probation violation on a Wayne County case, and she will be under supervised release for one year following incarceration.

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32 year old Jesse Hampton of Benton was sentenced to two years in DOC custody and one year of supervised release on a charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.  Hampton was arrested by McLeansboro police on March 17 while walking on Route 14, after it was discovered he had 92 Tramadol pills in a duffle bag without a prescription.