A Taylorville man receives eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
41-year-old Chism Haworth pleads guilty to an extended-term class 2 felony of Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine.
This is based on an incident where he sold methamphetamine to an undercover source of the Taylorville Police Department.
Judge Christopher Matoush handed the extended sentence because the defendant had a prior conviction under the methamphetamine control and community protection act, which made the sentencing range 3 to 14 years with probation eligibility.
This is Haworth’s second felony conviction and sentence to the DOC.
Christian County State’s Attorney Wes Poggenpohl thanks Taylorville Police Department for their proactive approach to the drug problem in the community.