Fall Creek man gets four years for drug manufacturingMADISON — A Fall Creek, Wis., man will serve four years in a federal prison for manufacturing and distributing synthetic marijuana, according to U.S. Attorney John W. Vaudreuil.
MADISON — A Fall Creek, Wis., man will serve four years in a federal prison for manufacturing and distributing synthetic marijuana, according to U.S. Attorney John W. Vaudreuil.
The Western District of Wisconsin attorney announced that Jeffrey Marg, 27, was sentenced Thursday by Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to four years in prison for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute synthetic smokeable cannabinoid (synthetic marijuana).
Marg pleaded guilty to these charges July 24.
Marg was arrested Oct. 27, 2011, while in possession of Schedule I controlled substances JWH018, and Schedule I controlled substance analog AM2201 and 4-MEC.
Marg admitted he conspired with Jeffery Coshow of Springbrook, Wis., to manufacture, distribute and possess with intent to distribute synthetic cannabinoids from Aug. 1, 2011, to Oct. 27, 2011, in the Western District of Wisconsin. Coshow was previously sentenced on May 29 to three years in prison.
The charges against Marg and Coshow were the result of an investigation conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration; Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation; Eau Claire Police Department; Washburn County Sheriff’s Department; and Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Anderson prosecuted the cases.