FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2018
Anna Man Sentenced to Prison for Aggravated Battery of Police Officer
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that James William Dukes (DOB 09/25/1988) of Anna has been sentenced to three (3) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with an impact incarceration recommendation on one (1) count of Aggravated Battery, a Class 2 Felony. Dukes will serve a two (2) year period of Mandatory Supervised Release. In July 2017, Anna Police responded to a disturbance in the 400 block of West Jefferson Street. After being arrested, Dukes spit on an Anna Police Officer. Dukes was also sentenced to a concurrent three (3) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after admitting to a Petition for Revocation of Probation for the original offense of Theft, a Class 4 Felony. Dukes was placed on probation in March 2017 for stealing items from an Anna church in February 2017. Probation was revoked based upon the new offense.
Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833‑5500 for any available booking photographs.