FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2015
Jefferson County Man Sentenced to 10 years for Armed Robbery of Jonesboro Nursing Home
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Adam J. Trax (DOB 1012/14/1982) formerly of 20620 Lucky Lane, Bluford, Illinois has been sentenced to ten (10) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to one (1) count of Armed Robbery, a Class X Felony. Investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office showed that in the early morning hours of June 10, 2013, Trax, while armed with a knife, entered the front door of the Jonesboro Rehabilitation Center & Healthcare Center, located at 995 State Route 127 South outside Jonesboro, and instructed employees to open locked containers of prescription narcotics. Trax left the facility with nearly $900 worth of narcotics.
Trax was indicted by a Union County Grand Jury in September of 2013 and extradited from Pennsylvania in May of 2015 by the Union County Sheriff’s Office.
Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833‑5500 for any available booking photographs.