FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 31, 2019
Cairo Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Armed Violence and Armed Habitual Criminal
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Ronald Andrew Hill (DOB 07/24/1980) of Cairo, Illinois has been sentenced to twenty (20) years in Illinois Department of Corrections on two (2) counts of Armed Violence and one (1) count of Armed Habitual Criminal, all Class X Felonies. Hill will also serve three (3) years to life of Mandatory Supervised Release (formerly known as Parole).
Hill was convicted in March 2019 after a three (3) day jury trial. Hill was arrested in August 2018 by Anna Police following a traffic stop in which he was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun, cannabis and a controlled substance. The case was investigated by the Anna Police Department with assistance from the Jonesboro Police Department and Illinois State Police Forensic Sciences Command.
Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833‑5500 for any available booking photographs.