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DENNIS THACKER GETS 14 YEARS IN FEDERAL BATH SALTS CASE

Posted by on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 @ 6:49 pm.

Dennis R. Thacker, Jr.

MARION CO., Ill. - The former Lawrence County "farmer" whose life imploded in March of 2016 following a grain theft in Jasper County, and subsequent drugs and/or weapons charges in Lawrence, Clay and Marion counties, was sentenced today in federal court for his crimes in Marion County.

Dennis R. Thacker, Jr., 49, of Alma, Illinois, was sentenced to 168 months (14 years) in prison today (Wednesday, July 18) on charges related to Alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone (Alpha-PVP, also known as “bath salts") followed by three years of supervised release.

Thacker, Jr., previously plead guilty to three counts in a federal Indictment. Count 1 charged that from 2016, until on or about December 2017, in Clay County and Marion County, and elsewhere, Thacker, Jr., conspired to distribute, and possess with intent to distribute, Alpha-PVP, a Schedule I controlled substance, in violation of federal law.

Dennis R. Thacker Jr. (DJ)

Count 2 charged that on June 2, 2017, in Clay County, Thacker, Jr., distributed a mixture or substance containing Alpha-PVP and Count 3 charged that on June 2, 2017, in Marion County, Thacker, Jr., possessed with the intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing Alpha-PVP.

The investigation was conducted by the Flora Police Department, the Southeastern
Illinois Drug Task Force, and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.

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