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Cherokee County man sentenced to 10 years on meth charge

Release Date: Jan 12, 2016

COLUMBUS – (January 12, 2016) – A Cherokee County man was sentenced yesterday to ten years in prison for manufacturing methamphetamine, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Albert Edward Taylor, III, 54, was sentenced to 120 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections and 36 months post release supervision by Judge Oliver Kent Lynch in Cherokee County District Court. Taylor was found guilty of the crime in September 2015. The crime occurred in January 2014.

The charge stemmed from an investigation by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Assistant Attorney General Lyndzie Carter of Schmidt’s office prosecuted the case.

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