Eight sentenced to prison in Jefferson County | Crime
MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - According to the office of Jefferson County State's Attorney Douglas R. Hoffman, eight individuals were recently sentenced to prison as a result of pleading guilty to various offenses.
Dustin Kelton, 22, of Mr. Vernon, pleaded guilty to Unlawful Possession of a Firearm Without a Valid FOID Card, a Class three felony, and was sentenced to serve three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, followed by one year of mandatory supervised release. On December 26, 2010, the Jefferson County Sheriff's office investigated a dispute occurring between multiple individuals. It was determined that Kelton was in possession of a .22 caliber rifle during the incident and did not have a valid Firearm Owner's ID card.
James B. Robinson, 33 of McLeansboro, pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary, class two felonies. Between October 18 and October 22, 2012, Robinson stole various items from a construction trailer and later from an outbuilding in the Belle Rive area.
Christopher S. Campbell, 23 of Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to Theft, a class three felony, and was sentenced to five years in the IDOC, with one year mandatory supervised release. A recommendation was made by the court for Campbell to complete the Impact Incarceration Program at IDOC. On May 21, 2011, Campbell stole items of jewelry from the residence of a family member in Mr. Vernon. Campbell also pleaded guilty to theft charges in a more recent case, with sentences running concurrent to this case.
Sheeckar A. Young, 27, of Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, a class four felony, and was sentenced to three years in prison, with one year spent on parole. On July 24, 2012, Young fired a pistol in a a manner that endangered the health and safety of others in the 800 block of S. 19th Street in Mt. Vernon. Young also pleaded guilty to one count of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, a class four felony, and was sentenced to one year of prison with one year of parole. That offense occurred on April 17, 2008, when Young was found in possession of cocaine during a stop by Mt. Vernon police. Both sentences will run consecutive, for a total prison term of four years.
Brittney R. Phillips, 23 of Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to one count of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Materials, a class two felony, and was sentenced to three years in prison with two years of parole. She also pleaded guilty to one count of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, a class three felony, and was sentenced to serve a concurrent term of three years in prison. Both offenses occurred on October 30, 2012, when Phillips was found, along with a co-defendant, to be in possession of various items used to make meth as well as a small amount of meth. She was also ordered to pay court costs and a $1,000 drug assessment upon her release from prison.
Samantha J. Payne, 21 of Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to Obstructing Justice, a class four felony, and was sentenced two years in prison, followed by one year of mandatory supervised release. On January 4, 2013, Payne provided false information to deputies of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office that hindered their investigation of a dispute in northern Jefferson County.
David M. Hug hey, 31, of Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to Resisting a Peace Officer, a class four felony, and was sentenced to thirty months in prison. followed by one year parole. On January 12, 2013, Hughey made physical contact with Mr. Vernon Police officers who were investigating a domestic dispute on Shawnee Street in M. Vernon.
Renee Sanders, 29 of Ewing, pleaded guilty to Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, a class four felony, and was sentenced to eighteen months in prison, followed by one year of parole. On V November 21, 2012, Sanders drove a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and was stopped by Mt. Vernon Police near 10th Street and Conger Avenue in Mt. Vernon. At the time she drove,her driver's license was suspended.
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