FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 28, 2017

Her­rin Man Sen­tenced to Prison for Domes­tic Battery

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Dustin L. Knight (DOB 9/11/1979) of Her­rin has been sen­tenced to two (2) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after admit­ting to a Peti­tion for Revo­ca­tion of Pro­ba­tion for the orig­i­nal offense of Domes­tic Bat­tery, a Class 4 Felony.  Knight will also serve a four (4) year term of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release (for­mer­ly parole).  Knight was arrest­ed in July 2015 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Anna Police.  Knight plead­ed guilty to the orig­i­nal charge in April 2016.

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