FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 3, 2013

Five Sen­tenced to Prison

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that the fol­low­ing indi­vid­u­als have been sen­tenced to the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Corrections:

Aubrey W. Beene (DOB 07/18/1978) of Cob­den, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to ten (10) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Par­tic­i­pa­tion in Metham­phet­a­mine Pro­duc­tion, a Class X Felony.  Beene was arrest­ed on Feb­ru­ary 5, 2013 as Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies served a search war­rant at his res­i­dence at 130 Hughey Lane in rur­al Cobden.

Bri­an A. Tay­lor (DOB 07/25/1974) of Mar­ble Hill, Mis­souri has been sen­tenced to three (3) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Solic­i­ta­tion, a Class 3 Felony.  Tay­lor was arrest­ed in May 2012 after a Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office inves­ti­ga­tion showed that he had trans­port­ed a devel­op­men­tal­ly dis­abled man to an Anna retail­er and per­suad­ed the man to pur­chase pseu­doephedrine pills.  Tay­lor intend­ed to use the pills for the man­u­fac­ture of methamphetamine.

Melis­sa L. Daw­son (DOB 01/07/1973) of Jones­boro, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to five (5) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Con­spir­a­cy to Par­tic­i­pate in Metham­phet­a­mine Pro­duc­tion, a Class 1 Felony.  Daw­son was arrest­ed in Octo­ber 2012 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office.

Jesus R. Aguirre (DOB 04/28/1969) has been sen­tenced to five (5) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine with Intent to Deliv­er, a Class 1 Felony and one (1) count of Aggra­vat­ed Dri­ving a Vehi­cle While Under the Influ­ence of Alco­hol, a Class 2 Felony.  Aguirre was arrest­ed on sus­pi­cion of DUI in Jan­u­ary 2013 by Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies.  He was sub­se­quent­ly found to be in pos­ses­sion of a quan­ti­ty of methamphetamine.

Dustin R. Haynes (DOB 10/22/1995) of Wolf Lake, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to five (5) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Aggra­vat­ed Bat­tery, a Class 3 Felony and five (5) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Bur­glary, a Class 2 Felony.  The sen­tences will run con­cur­rent­ly and the defen­dant is eli­gi­ble for the impact incar­cer­a­tion program.

Media: Please con­tact the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833‑5500 for any avail­able book­ing photographs.