Vandalia Man Wade Garrett McWhorter Sentenced for Drug and Gun Offenses

(STL.News) – On December 11, 2019, Wade Garrett McWhorter, 26, of Vandalia, Illinois, was sentenced to 64
months’ imprisonment for distributing methamphetamine and being a felon in possession of a firearm,
United States Attorney, Steven D. Weinhoeft, announced today.

Court documents established that McWhorter, who pled guilty in August of 2019, was a felon who
possessed and sold three firearms, one of which was stolen, and distributed methamphetamine on
multiple occasions.  The offenses occurred in Bond, Clinton and Fayette Counties.  McWhorter has been
in custody since his arrest on March 5, 2019.

A federal grand jury charged McWhorter and Aeron Michael Davis in the same indictment.  In November,
a federal judge sentenced Davis to 50 months’ imprisonment for his involvement in one of the
methamphetamine sales and one of the firearm sales.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted the investigation
leading to the charges against McWhorter and Davis.