A Texas man, one of four people charged in a Peoria federal drug indictment last year, pleaded guilty Friday and awaits sentencing, according to court officials. 42 year old Chad Maneno was originally charged with conspiracy to manufacture meth. He'll be senteced in December. Chad's wife, Aliene, and Terry Coen also of Texas are awaiting trial. A third man, Terrance Watson of Missouri is awaiting sentencing in November. They were charged with a drug conspiracy in Tazewell County from August 2011 to October of last year. Meantime, Chad Maneno's ex wife, Stacy Maneno of Pekin is due in court next week on a separate indictment. Stacy, a former janitor for the city of Pekin had access to a task force room at the Pekin Police Department and is accused of using her access to that room to steal confidential information and sharing it with others about Operation Copperhead, a police probe into meth rings.
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