FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2017
Anna Woman Sentenced to Prison for Burglary
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Samantha Jo Stanton (DOB 03/17/1993) of Anna has been sentenced to three (3) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to Burglary, a Class 2 Felony. Stanton will also serve a two (2) year term of Mandatory Supervised Release (formerly parole). Stanton was arrested in October 2016 following an investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office. Stanton stole checks from the residence of an elderly man in rural Anna and then used the stolen checks to purchase items from an Anna retailer.
Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833-5500 for any available booking photographs.