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A Carlinville man will serve 18 years in prison for aggravated meth delivery. 21-year-old Charles T. Lee entered the plea in Christian County court Friday afternoon.


Taylorville Police received a call on March 21st about a man parked and asleep in the parking lot at Casey’s on the west side of Taylorville. When police arrived, they found Lee asleep in his vehicle. After waking him and getting him to open the window, they immediately smelled cannabis and asked to search Lee’s vehicle. Through the search, they found cannabis, 24 grams of meth, narcotics, and cocaine in the vehicle, along with $2,823.


Lee will serve three years of parole following his 18-year sentence.

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