Whiteside Receives Probation For His Part In Organic Grain Scheme

A rural Chillicothe farmer who pled guilty to his part in a scheme that involved $142 million dollars in grain sales for grain that was sold as organic has been sentenced.  Fifty-seven-year-old Steven Whiteside pled guilty in December, to signing a document that allowed co-conspirator Randy Constant to misrepresent conventionally grown crops as higher-priced organic grain. While federal prosecutors recommended […]

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Cameron Woman Sentenced On Drug Conspiracy

A Cameron woman has been sentenced in federal court for her role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  Twenty-nine-year-old Jalie J. Brinlee was sentenced by US Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Monday, to 18 years in federal prison without parole. On January 4th, Brinlee pleaded guilty to charges of participating in a drug-trafficking conspiracy and to possessing a firearm […]

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