FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 10, 2015

Jones­boro Man Sen­tenced to Prison for Domes­tic Battery

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Coy B. Thomas (DOB 12/19/1983) of 313 Willard Fer­ry Road in Jones­boro has been sen­tenced to four (4) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions (“IDOC”) after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Domes­tic Bat­tery, a Class 4 Felony.  Upon release from IDOC, Thomas will serve a four (4) year peri­od of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release, for­mer­ly known as Parole.  Thomas was sen­tenced to an extend­ed term on the Class 4 Felony based on pri­or crim­i­nal his­to­ry.  Thomas was arrest­ed in Sep­tem­ber 2014 by Jones­boro Police with assis­tance from the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office and Mar­i­on Police.

Media: Please con­tact the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833‑5500 for any avail­able book­ing photographs.