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A Taylorville man who had been accused of methamphetamine manufacturing has plead guilty to the charge, as well as two other charges on Thursday at the Christian County Courthouse. Dustin B. Langen plead guilty on charges of meth manufacturing, possession of a stolen vehicle, as well as retail theft. The charge of meth manufacturing is punishable by 4-6 years in the Illinois Department of corrections. The charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and retail theft come with possible punishments of 3-7 years and 1-3 years in the Illinois Departments of Corrections. Langen has also been sentenced to a 4 year sentence in Macon County, and the state has agreed to run that concurrent with the charges in Christian County. Langen will be sentenced by Judge Paisley on September 6th in the Christian County Courthouse.

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