Two Randolph County Residents Indicted On Meth Offenses

(EAST ST. LOUIS, IL) — Two Randolph County residents were recently indicted in U.S. District Court for a methamphetamine offense. Acting U.S. Attorney James Porter says 37-year-old Joseph S. Hatley of Sparta and 25-year-old Dyllan V. Wayland of Coulterville are charged in a one-count indictment charging conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. The indictment alleges that the offense occurred between March and August of this year in Perry, Randolph and Monroe counties. Hatley and Wayland are scheduled to make their initial appearances in federal court in Benton on Jan. 5. The methamphetamine offense carries a maximum penalty of up to 20 years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release and a $1 million fine.