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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