Hamilton man could face 10 years to life following drug arrest

Posted: Mar. 9, 2013 9:09 pm Updated: Mar. 23, 2013 9:15 pm

HAMILTON, Ill. -- A 37-year-old Hamilton man was arrested March 7, charged with conspiracy to manufacture more than 500 grams of methamphetamine.

Chad E. Marmion was lodged in the Hancock County jail, pending transfer to U.S. marshals.

Marmion was arrested at his residence, which was not provided in the Hamilton Police Department report. Assisting on the arrest was the U.S. Marshals Service.

If convicted, Marmion would be eligible for a sentence of 10 years to life.

Assisting in the multi-jurisdiction investigation were Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Hancock County State's Attorney's Office, U.S. Central District Attorney's Office, Lee County (Iowa) Task Force and Lee County Sheriff's Office.

More arrests are anticipated.

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