August 2014 Archives

Illinois prison guard faces felony charge

A state prison guard who spends his off hours as a drug and alcohol counselor is facing serious charges, according to local news. The Illinois guard faces a felony charge for alleged forgery after it was suggested that he may have signed off on court-ordered evaluation for a DUI defendant who didn't complete the process. If he is found guilty, he may well find himself on the other side of the bars for two to five years.

Illinois man pleads guilty to 2 drug distribution charges

The U.S. Attorney for the District of Southern Illinois indicted a Carbondale man for two drug crimes involving crack cocaine. On Aug. 15, the 48-year-old man pleaded guilty to a charge for distribution of crack cocaine as well as a second drug charge for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. Activities that led to the two charges allegedly took place in Jackson and Williamson Counties beginning in 2012 and ending in April 2013.

Woman in Illinois faces drug crime charge for alleged theft

Three people have been charged in connection with an alleged theft of prescription medication from a police station, according to local news. The third individual charged by Illinois police has turned herself in and now faces drug crime charges and other charges associated with the alleged theft. She is currently free on a $350 cash bond.

Drug charge leveled against individuals in Illinois

If a party is suspected of having involvement in illegal drug activity, the authorities may be alerted to the situation. In this case, a person could potentially be facing a drug charge and may wish to better understand how to handle his or her legal situation. Therefore, it may be important to the individuals associated with the situation to examine their particular circumstances and how those conditions may play a role in their case.

3 accused of drug crime for meth inside a residence

A 26-year-old was recently arrested and accused of manufacturing an illegal substance. The Illinois man supposedly made meth in a residence in Pekin County. The two owners of the residence were also arrested, and all three persons have been accused of drug crime.

Illinois woman pleads guilty to meth delivery

A Griggsville resident entered a plea of guilty to a charge of methamphetamine delivery in Adams County Circuit Court on Aug. 4. The 48-year-old woman is scheduled for sentencing on Sept. 25, and will face up to six years imprisonment. A man charged as a co-conspirator, a 43-year-old Quincy resident, was sentenced to six years imprisonment for an identical charge in May. In exchange for the defendant's guilty plea, prosecutors agreed to drop a charge of aggravated unlawful participation in meth manufacturing; she could have been sentenced to up to 15 years imprisonment had she not agreed to the plea deal.

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