FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Octo­ber 9, 2012

Two Rur­al Anna Res­i­dents Charged with Metham­phet­a­mine Production

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Jason B. Stan­ton (DOB 06/24/1970) and Brandy L. Stan­ton (DOB 03/01/1980), both of 35 Wright Lane in rur­al Anna, have been charged with one (1) count of Par­tic­i­pa­tion in Metham­phet­a­mine Pro­duc­tion, a Class X Felony, one count of Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine, a Class X Felony, one (1) count of Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine Man­u­fac­tur­ing Waste, a Class 2 Felony, one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Cannabis Plants, a Class A Mis­de­meanor.  The two are alleged to have engaged in the man­u­fac­ture of more than 400 grams of metham­phet­a­mine in rur­al Union Coun­ty in Sep­tem­ber of 2012.  Both were arrest­ed on Sep­tem­ber 26, 2012 by Illi­nois State Police.

The Union Coun­ty State’s Attorney’s Office reminds the pub­lic that charges are not evi­dence of guilt.  A defen­dant is pre­sumed inno­cent and is enti­tled to a fair tri­al in which the gov­ern­ment has the bur­den of prov­ing guilt beyond a rea­son­able doubt.

Media: Please con­tact the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833‑5500 for any avail­able book­ing photographs.