A Taylorville man was sentenced on Friday to 14 years after being found guilty of possession of meth with intent to deliver. 50-year-old Larry E. Skinner was sentenced in front of Judge Brad Paisley at a sentencing hearing on Friday. He had been previously found guilty at a bench trial on February 17th of the Class X felony of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine with intent to deliver, where he was found in possession of 24.2 grams of methamphetamine.
State’s Attorney Wes Poggenpohl thanked the officers of the Christian County Sheriff’s Office and the Central Illinois Enforcement Group for their help in the arrest. Unlawful possession of meth with intent to deliver more than 15 grams but less than 100 grams is a non-probationable Class X felony with a sentencing range of 6 to 30 years incarceration.