FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2016
Cobden Man Sentenced to Prison for Domestic Battery
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Samuel L. Yates (DOB 09/21/1975) of Cobden, Illinois has been sentenced to three (3) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on one (1) count of Domestic Battery, a Class 4 Felony. Yates will also serve a four (4) year period of Mandatory Supervised Release (formerly known as Parole). Yates was arrested on December 13, 2015 after Union County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a rural Union County residence.
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