Man sentenced to 15-years on drug charges

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY — A Champaign man will serve 15-years in federal prison for possession and distribution of cocaine and crack cocaine in 2015.

38-year old Jerry Minnieweather was also ordered to remain on supervised release for eight years after being released from prison.

Authorities say Minnieweather pleaded guilty to four offences in the indictment.

Court records show Minnieweather has two prior felony drug convictions in Champaign County, in 1996 and 1997. 

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