FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan­u­ary 27, 2016

Indi­ana Man Sen­tenced to Prison for Stolen Vehicle

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Michael J. Mitchell (DOB 07/18/1977) of Vin­cennes, Indi­ana has been sen­tenced to fifty-four (54) months in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Stolen Vehi­cle, a Class 2 Felony.  Mitchell will also serve a two (2) year peri­od of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release (for­mer­ly known as Parole).  Mitchell was arrest­ed on Octo­ber 31, 2015 by Illi­nois State Police after steal­ing a parked vehi­cle from an Inter­state 57 Rest Area in rur­al Union County.

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