Multiple people receive prison time following guilty pleas in Jefferson County Court

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County State’s Attorney Doug Hoffman has announced multiple people have recently been sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections after they pleaded guilty to various criminal offenses.

An 18-year-old Mt. Vernon man was sentenced to 6-years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to Class 1 felony residential burglary.

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Deontray Young was recommended for placement in IDOC’s Impact Incarceration Program after he pleaded guilty to entering a residence in Mt. Vernon where he stole various items.

A 22-year-old Mt. Vernon man pleaded guilty to Class 2 felony burglary and was sentenced to 5-years in prison. Anthony Finney was also recommended for Impact Incarceration for stealing several tools from a shed in Woodlawn.

A 20-year-old Wamac man was sentenced to 5 ½-years in prison for Class 1 felony unlawful participation in methamphetamine production.

Matthew Woods pleaded guilty to producing meth near the Red Carpet Inn in Dix on August 18, with co-defendant Thomas Whipple, who was previously sentenced to prison for the incident.

Vincent Davis, 36, of Mt. Vernon pleaded guilty to Class 2 felony unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, and was sentenced to 4-years in prison.

On September 8, 2010, Davis sold crack cocaine to a confidential source working with the Mt. Vernon/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Joint Narcotics Division.

A 35-year-old Ina man was sentenced to 2-years in prison after he pleaded guilty to Class 2 felony intimidation.
On November 4, 2015, Charles Banes made threats to a Village of Ina police officer while Ganes was being investigated for a disturbance in Ina.