FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 1, 2013

Cob­den Man Sen­tenced to 8 Years for Burglary

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Charles F. Yates (DOB 04-05-1969) of 5875 Water Val­ley Road in rur­al Cob­den has been sen­tenced to eight (8) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Bur­glary, a Class 2 Felony.  Yates took sev­er­al met­al items from a machine shed on Water Val­ley road in March 2013.  He was arrest­ed fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office.

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