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United States of America v. Marshall Duty and Kiristen Joyner
Federal Courthouse - Benton, Illinois
Case Number: 4:16-cr-40041-JPG
Judge: J. Phil Gilbert
Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois (Franklin County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Amanda A Robertson
Defendant's Attorney: Daniel Cronin - FPD for Marshall Duty
Gary Milone for Kiristien Joyner
Description: Benton, IL - Southern Illinois Residents Sentenced for Methamphetamine Offenses
Marshall W. Duty, 58, of Dongola, IL, and Kiristien M. Joyner, 28, of Carbondale, IL, were sentenced to federal prison for methamphetamine offenses, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald S. Boyce, announced today.
Duty, who had previously pled guilty to conspiracy to manufacture and distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine from a public housing apartment, was sentenced to 120 months of imprisonment, to be followed by six years of supervised release. Joyner, who had previously pled guilty to conspiracy to manufacture and distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine, was sentenced to 120 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Additionally, Duty and Joyner were each fined $300.00. Evidence at the plea and sentencing hearings established that, between 2013, and October 3, 2016, Duty and Joyner were involved with each other and others in the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine in Union, Jackson, and Williamson Counties. At sentencing, the district court found that Duty and Joyner were responsible for the distribution of 226.56 grams of methamphetamine. Duty was also found responsible for the possession of 288.9 grams of pseudoephedrine.
Outcome: Duty was sentenced to 120 months in prison and Joyner was also sentenced to 120 months in prison.