FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Novem­ber 13, 2017

Four Sen­tenced to Prison

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced the fol­low­ing sen­tences to the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Corrections:

Kyle Andrew Wills (DOB: 08/15/1988) of Wolf Lake, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to con­cur­rent four (4) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions with an impact incar­cer­a­tion rec­om­men­da­tion after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Res­i­den­tial Bur­glary (Class 1 Felony) and one (1) count of Aggra­vat­ed Pos­ses­sion of a Stolen Firearm (Class 1 Felony) and will serve a two (2) year peri­od of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release (for­mer­ly known as Parole).  Wills was arrest­ed in Feb­ru­ary 2017 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office.

Melis­sa Kay Smith-Shad­owens (DOB: 03/31/1984) of Cob­den, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to con­cur­rent thir­ty (30) months in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Forgery (Class 3 Felony) and one (1) count Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine (Class 3 Felony) and will serve a one (1) year peri­od of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release (for­mer­ly known as Parole).  Smith-Shad­owens was arrest­ed in June 2017 on the Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine and in July 2017 on the Forgery fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office / Union Coun­ty Drug Task Force.

Edward Robert Vin­cent III (DOB: 11-21-1989) of Car­linville, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to eigh­teen (18) months in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Dri­ving While License Revoked (Class 4 Felony) and will ser­vice a one (1) year peri­od of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release (for­mer­ly known as Parole).  Vin­cent was arrest­ed in Sep­tem­ber 2016 fol­low­ing a traf­fic stop con­duct­ed by a Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputy.

Jor­dan Lynn John­son (DOB: 05/13/1994) of Jones­boro, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to eigh­teen (18) months in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of a Con­trolled Sub­stance (Class 4 Felony) and will serve a one (1) year peri­od of Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release (for­mer­ly known as Parole).  John­son was arrest­ed in July 2017 fol­low­ing a traf­fic stop con­duct­ed by the Illi­nois State Police.

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