Monday, November 19, 2012
A Butler County man will spend more than 16 years in federal prison for trafficking meth.
Monday, 54-year-old Thomas E. Church of Augusta was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
In addition to prison time, Church was ordered to forfeit almost $8,000 in drug proceeds and three handguns.
The case was investigated by the Dickinson and Butler County sheriff's offices.