A 34-year-old Herrin man is facing a federal charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine.
According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Weinhoeft, Adam R. Walker was indicted on the charge of unlawfully possessing more than 50 grams of meth with the intent to distribute. The indictment alleges the offense happened on May 1, 2019, in Williamson County.
Walker made an initial appearance in court on Wednesday, according to the release, and pleaded not guilty. He was ordered held without bond pending a Sept. 16 jury trial.
Walker faces a maximum possible penalty of five to 40 years in federal prison if he is convicted, plus four years of mandatory supervised release and up to a $5 million fine.
— The Southern