FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Decem­ber 15, 2016

Charleston Mis­souri Man Sen­tenced to Prison for Aggra­vat­ed DUI

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Travis A. Williams (DOB 08/01/1976) of Charleston, Mis­souri has been sen­tenced to three (3) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Aggra­vat­ed Dri­ving a Vehi­cle While Under the Influ­ence, a Class 2 Felony. Williams will also serve a two (2) year peri­od of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release (for­mer­ly known as Parole).  Williams was arrest­ed for DUI by Illi­nois State Police on Decem­ber 16, 2015 fol­low­ing a traf­fic stop on inter­state I‑57 south­bound, mile­post 38 in Union Coun­ty, Illi­nois.  The DUI charge was ele­vat­ed based on Williams hav­ing com­mit­ted a vio­la­tion of a sub­sec­tion of Sec­tion 11–501 or a sim­i­lar pro­vi­sion for the fourth time.  The case was pros­e­cut­ed by Assis­tant State’s Attor­ney Daniel Klingemann.

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