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.