THREE PEOPLE FROM KNOX & LEWIS COUNTIES & TWO FROM QUINCY, IL INDICTED ON FEDERAL DRUG & WEAPONS CHARGES

THREE PEOPLE FROM KNOX & LEWIS COUNTIES & TWO FROM QUINCY, IL
INDICTED ON FEDERAL DRUG & WEAPONS CHARGES

St. Louis, MO:
The United States Attorney’s Office announced today that five people have been
indicted on multiple drug and weapons charges involving their alleged activities
between January 2007 and April 2010 in Lewis and Knox Counties. They were
indicted in April, but the indictment remained suppressed until their arrests
late last week by law enforcement officers from the Lewis and Knox County
Sheriff’s departments, U.S. Marshal’s, ATF and the Missouri Highway
Patrol.

Indicted:

Robert Mauck, a/k/a Robbie, 42, Knox
City, MO;

Michael Kramer, 37, LaBelle,
MO;

Nathan Allen, 28, LaBelle,
MO;

Kimberly Ingalls, 39, Quincy, IL;
and

William Ingalls, 48, Quincy,
IL.

Robert Mauck was indicted by a federal
grand jury on one felony count of conspiracy to possess pseudoephedrine with
intent to manufacture methamphetamine, one felony count of possession of
pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine, one felony count of
being a previously convicted felon in possession of ammunition. Additionally,
Mauck is charged with a forfeiture count, which, if convicted, will require the
forfeiture of cash and property derived from the illegal activity. Subject to
forfeiture is four properties on Highway V, Knox City, MO.

Nathan Allen was indicted on one
felony count of conspiracy to possess pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture
methamphetamine and one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in
possession of a firearm.

Michael Kramer, Kimberly and William
Ingalls were each indicted on one felony count of conspiracy to possess
pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine.

Each count of conspiracy to possess
pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of
pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine carries a maximum
penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. Being a previously
convicted felon in possession of a firearm carries a maximum penalty of 10 years
in prison and/or fines up to $250,000.

This case was investigated by the
Lewis and Knox County Sheriff’s Departments, the Northeast Missouri Drug Task
Force, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Marshal’s
Service, the Quincy, IL Police Department and the Missouri and Illinois State
Highway Patrol. Assistant United States Attorney Noelle Collins is handing the
case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

The charges set forth in an indictment
are merely accusations, and each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless
proven guilty.