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      Third time not a charm for meth maker

      Clayton Munn was sentenced to ten years in prison

      A northeast Missouri man will be spending the next decade in prison following a guilty plea to a drug charge.

      Clayton Munn, 24, of Kirksville, was sentenced to ten years in prison in Adair County Circuit Court after pleading guilty to a charge of attempt to manufacture meth.

      Munn was arrested in a meth bust in January when a Kirksville Police officer attempted to stop a vehicle Munn was in. The vehicle met the description of a car wanted in connection with a burglary.

      Adair County Prosecutor Matt Wilson told KTVO that Munn was sentenced as a prior and persistent drug offender since this was his third felony conviction relating to controlled substances. Munn had previously been convicted twice on attempt to manufacture meth and manufacturing meth.He could have been sentenced up to life in prison.Previous stories...Search for suspect leads to four arrests Search continues for fugitive