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Major meth conviction

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Maximum term for Fickes is 120 years

By Rich Bauer, Managing Editor

A Vandalia man faces a prison sentence of up to 120 years after being convicted of four methamphetamine offenses last week.
A jury found Michael Fickes guilty on the felony offense at the conclusion of a three-day trial in Fayette County Circuit Court.
Fickes, 40, was convicted of aggravated participation in methamphetamine manufacturing (400-900 grams), participation in meth manufacturing, unlawful possession of meth-manufacturing materials and unlawful disposal of meth-manufacturing waste.


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