5 people in Jefferson Co. sentenced for various offenses | Crime
JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - The Jefferson County State's Attorney Douglas R. Hoffman says five people were sentenced to prison for various offenses.
Those sentenced include:
- James E. Johnston, 48 of Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to two meth-related charges and received a total sentence of nine years in prison, with two years of mandatory supervised release. Johnston pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of methamphetamine making materials and was sentenced to five years. He was also sentenced to four years in prison on a charge of unlawful possession of a methamphetamine precursor. The two offenses occurred on May 30 and May 22, respectively. Both sentences will run consecutive as Johnston was out on bond from one of the charges when he committed the second offense.
- David M. Graves, 18 of Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to residential burglary and was sentenced to four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, with two years of mandatory supervise release. Graves was caught burglarizing a Mt. Vernon home on July 3.
- Anthony C. Humphries, 19 of Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to theft and was sentenced to three years in prison, with one year of mandatory supervise release. Humphries also pleaded guilty to deceptive practices and was sentenced to three years in prison, with one year of mandatory supervised release. Both sentences will run concurrent. Between April 16 and April 18, Humphries bought various items from local businesses using bounced checks.
- Lamont Mitchell, 60 of Centralia, pleaded guilty to aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and was sentenced to two years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, with one year of mandatory supervised release. Mitchell was pulled over by Mt. Vernon Police on May 24 and was arrested for DUI. His charge was enhanced to a felony due to previous convictions for DUI.
- Jahvaris L. Reese, 25 of Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was sentenced to one year and six months in prison, followed by one year mandatory supervised release. On May 25, Reese placed multiple obscene phone calls to 911 dispatch.
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