FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 10, 2015
Jonesboro Man Sentenced to 10 years for
Home Invasion and Methamphetamine Manufacturing
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Bryon W. Turner, (DOB 4/3/1981), of rural Jonesboro, Illinois, has been sentenced to a total of ten (10) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty in two cases. Turner was sentenced to six (6) years after pleading guilty to one (1) count of Home Invasion, a Class X Felony. Turner was also sentenced to four (4) years on one (1) count of Unlawful Participation in Methamphetamine Manufacturing, a Class 1 Felony. The sentences will run consecutively.
Turner was arrested for Home Invasion in October 2015 after an investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office showed that he had forcibly entered a Jonesboro residence in the early morning hours of October 28, 2015 and repeatedly punched an occupant of the residence in the face. Turner had previously been charged with methamphetamine manufacturing in July 2015 following an investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office and Union County Drug Task Force.
Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833‑5500 for any available booking photographs.