FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 16, 2017

Anna Woman Sen­tenced to Prison for Metham­phet­a­mine Manufacturing

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Sharon M. Sar­gent (DOB 02/13/1958) of Anna has been sen­tenced to six (6) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Par­tic­i­pa­tion in Metham­phet­a­mine Man­u­fac­tur­ing, a Class “1” Felony.  Sar­gent will also serve a two (2) year term of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release (for­mer­ly parole).  Sar­gent was arrest­ed in Jan­u­ary 2017 after an inves­ti­ga­tion by the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office and Union Coun­ty Drug Task Force showed Sar­gent had man­u­fac­tured metham­phet­a­mine at a rur­al Jones­boro res­i­dence between Jan­u­ary and June of 2016.

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