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A Shelbyville man was sentenced to eight years in IDOC on Friday for possession of meth with intent to deliver  Shelby County State’s Attorney Nichole Croncke confirmed that 28-year-old Trenton D. Morrison of Shelbyville was sentenced on Thursday after an arrest in January.  Police were dispatched to a reckless driver complaint in the 1700 block of West Main Street in Shelbyville.  He was located at the Marathon Service Station on 1200 West Main Street.  


Morrison was placed under arrest after police discovered he had a revoked driver’s license and had an active arrest warrant from Effingham County.  Four baggies containing 99.3 grams of meth were located on Morrison’s person and in his vehicle.  


This is Morrison’s third prison sentence.  He had previously served two years in prison for possession of meth manufacturing materials in Effingham County and 18 months in prison for possession of a controlled substance in Coles County. This is the latest prison sentence for Morrison who received a Class X felony for the offense.

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