FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan­u­ary 11, 2019

Vien­na Woman Sen­tenced to Prison for Con­tin­u­ing Finan­cial Crimes Enterprise

 

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Whit­ney L. Pat­ton a/k/a Whit­ney L. Mar­tin (DOB 06/14/1989) of Vien­na, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to six (6) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Con­tin­u­ing Finan­cial Crimes Enter­prise, a Class 1 Felony.  Pat­ton will serve a two (2) year peri­od of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Pat­ton was arrest­ed in Octo­ber 2018 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by the Anna Police.  Pat­ton took per­son­al checks from a vehi­cle parked in Anna in August 2018 and used checks at var­i­ous South­ern Illi­nois businesses.

 

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