FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Novem­ber 10, 2014

Mur­phys­boro Man Sen­tenced to 12 Years for

Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine with Intent to Deliver

UnionCountyState’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Ygna­cio M. Romero (DOB 08/28/1978) of Mur­phys­boro, Illi­nois, has been sen­tenced to twelve (12) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of  Metham­phet­a­mine with Intent to Deliv­er, a Class X Felony.  Romero was arrest­ed by Jones­boro Police in July 2014 at a Jones­boro busi­ness.   The Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office assist­ed with the investigation.

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