McFall sentenced to 45 years on meth charge

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TELL CITY – A Perry County man convicted last month on a charge of manufacturing methamphetamine could spend the rest of his life in prison.

Robert L. McFall, 68, was sentenced to 45 years in prison on a Class A felony conviction of manufacturing the drug.

The News reported in 2008 that McFall was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine with a firearm, maintaining a common nuisance, dealing in methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to court records, officers accompanying a state parole agent arrived at McFall’s home for a parole check.

McFall allegedly admitted he had a handgun and meth in the home.

Police said they recovered a white powdery substance that field-tested positive for meth and a 9-millimeter handgun.

McFall was also convicted of possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of drug paraphernalia.