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Quincy man convicted of federal drug charges

Everett E. Humphrey
By Herald-Whig
Posted: Jul. 12, 2018 10:05 pm Updated: Jul. 12, 2018 11:03 pm

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A federal jury has convicted a Quincy man on charges related to methamphetamine distribution.

Court records show that Everett E. Humphrey, 31, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance Wednesday in U.S. District Court after a three-day trial. He is set to be sentenced Nov. 9 in Springfield.

Humphrey was arrested Aug. 17, when officers with the West Central Illinois Task Force, the Quincy Police Department and the Adams County Sheriff's Department served a search warrant at 2112 Rainbow Lane in Quincy and reportedly found 11 pounds of methamphetamine ice and about 8 pounds of cannabis.

Also arrested were John B. Varley, 41, and Everett J. Humphrey.

Everett E. Humphrey and Varley were indicted by a federal grand jury in October.

Varley, 41, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance May 18.

He is set to be sentenced Sept. 17.

Everett J. Humphrey, 60, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possession of methamphetamine and was sentenced June 29 to 12 months of conditional discharge.

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