FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 6, 2015

Don­go­la Man Sen­tenced to Prison for Fail­ure to Update Sex Offend­er Registration

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Robert D. Lence, a.k.a. Pete Lence (DOB 09/18/1971) of Don­go­la has been sen­tenced to three (3) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Fail­ure to Report Change of Employ­ment, a Class 2 Felony.  Lence failed to report that he had changed places of employ­ment in accor­dance with the pro­vi­sions of the Sex Offend­er Reg­is­tra­tion Act.  Lence was arrest­ed in Novem­ber of 2015 after an inves­ti­ga­tion by the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office.

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