FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sep­tem­ber 14, 2020

 

Fif­teen Sen­tenced to Prison

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Daniel Klinge­mann announced the fol­low­ing sen­tences to the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Corrections:

 

Aman­da Nicole Gad­dis (DOB: 3/24/1978) of Jones­boro, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to three (3) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine (Class 3 Felony).  Gad­dis will also serve a one (1) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Gad­dis was arrest­ed in Jan­u­ary 2018 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies where she was found to be in pos­ses­sion of methamphetamine.

 

Cody Daniel Cook (DOB: 2/2/1993) of Anna, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to a total of three (3) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Aggra­vat­ed Bat­tery (Class 2 Felony) and one (1) count of Bur­glary (Class 2 Felony).  Cook will also serve a two (2) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Cook was sen­tenced in two sep­a­rate cas­es.  Cook was arrest­ed in Jan­u­ary 2018 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies where Cook spit in the eye of a Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputy, know­ing the Deputy to be per­form­ing his offi­cial duties.  Cook was then arrest­ed in Feb­ru­ary 2020 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Anna Police where it showed that Cook entered a local busi­ness with the intent to com­mit a theft.

 

Lori Beth Cam­den (DOB: 2/12/1988) of Cob­den, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to three (3) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine (Class 3 Felony).  Cam­den will also serve a one (1) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Cam­den was arrest­ed in Feb­ru­ary 2019 by Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies fol­low­ing a traf­fic stop where she was found to be in pos­ses­sion of methamphetamine.

 

Her­man L. Chap­man (DOB: 4/8/1971) of Cob­den, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to six (6) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Aggra­vat­ed Dri­ving Under the Influ­ence (Class 1 Felony).  Chap­man will also serve a two (2) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Chap­man was arrest­ed in August 2019 fol­low­ing a traf­fic crash inves­ti­ga­tion by the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies.  Chap­man struck a vehi­cle on Route 146 East caus­ing the vehi­cle to over­turn which result­ed in injuries to the dri­ver and pas­sen­ger of that vehi­cle.  This was Chapman’s fifth time com­mit­ting this offense.

 

 

Jher­ic Tra­mond Rush (DOB: 5/11/1997) of Cairo, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to six (6) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Home Inva­sion (Class X Felony).  Rush will also serve a three (3) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Rush was arrest­ed in August 2019 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies. Anna Police assist­ed in the inves­ti­ga­tion.  Rush entered a local res­i­dence with­out per­mis­sion, while armed with a firearm, know­ing the res­i­dent was home, and used force upon the res­i­dent by shov­ing the vic­tim onto a couch and beat­ing the vic­tim with the firearm.

 

Valentin Tru­jil­lo Tehan­don (DOB: 9/21/2000) of Car­bon­dale, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to two (2) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Aggra­vat­ed Bat­tery (Class 3 Felony).  Tehan­don will also serve a one (1) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Tehan­don was arrest­ed in Octo­ber 2019 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies.  Anna Police assist­ed in the inves­ti­ga­tion.  Tehan­don struck his ex-girl­friend in the face on pub­lic prop­er­ty in Anna, Illinois.

 

Aaron Lee Isaac­son (DOB: 8/24/1982) of Carter­ville, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to a total of nine (9) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions on one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine (Class 3 Felony), one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of a Stolen Motor Vehi­cle (Class 2 Felony), one (1) count of Bur­glary (Class 2 Felony), one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine (Class 2 Felony), one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Bur­glary Tools (Class 4 Felony), and sen­tenced to a total of sev­en hun­dred twen­ty-eight days (728) days in the Coun­ty Jail on two (2) counts of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Drug Para­pher­na­lia (Class A Mis­de­meanors).  Isaac­son will also serve a two (2) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Isaac­son was sen­tenced in two sep­a­rate cas­es each to run con­sec­u­tive to each oth­er.  Isaac­son was arrest­ed in March 2018 by Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies and Con­ser­va­tion Offi­cers of the Depart­ment of Nat­ur­al Resources fol­low­ing a traf­fic crash report where Isaac­son was found to be in pos­ses­sion of metham­phet­a­mine and drug para­pher­na­lia. Isaac­son was found guilty in Decem­ber 2019 after a two day jury tri­al to Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine and Pos­ses­sion of Drug Para­pher­na­lia.  Isaac­son was arrest­ed in April 2018 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies where Isaac­son entered upon the prop­er­ty of a local busi­ness and took pos­ses­sion of vehi­cle parts with­out per­mis­sion; Isaac­son was also in pos­ses­sion of metham­phet­a­mine and drug para­pher­na­lia when he was arrest­ed.  Isaac­son was found guilty in March 2020 after a three day jury tri­al to Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of a Stolen Motor Vehi­cle, Bur­glary, Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine, Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Bur­glary Tools and Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Drug paraphernalia.

 

Bernard C. Robi­son (DOB: 6/11/1994) of Car­bon­dale, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to six (6) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of a Motor Vehi­cle (Class 2 Felony).  Robi­son will also serve a two (2) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Robi­son was arrest­ed in Octo­ber 2019 fol­low­ing a traf­fic crash inves­ti­ga­tion by the Illi­nois State Police.

 

Irphan Gage Khu­rana (DOB: 11/12/1996) of Anna, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to three (3) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine (Class 3 Felony).  Khu­rana will also serve a one (1) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Khu­rana was arrest­ed in Octo­ber 2019 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Anna Police where he was found to be in pos­ses­sion of methamphetamine.

James Lee Smith (DOB: 2/5/1986) of Jones­boro, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to three (3) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Weapons by a Felon (Class 3 Felony).  Smith will also serve a one (1) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Smith was arrest­ed in Decem­ber 2019 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Jones­boro Police where Smith was found to pos­sess a firearm.

 

Troy Lee Guynn (DOB: 9/19/1976) of Anna, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to four (4) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Res­i­den­tial Bur­glary (Class 1 Felony).  Guynn will also serve a two (2) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Guynn was arrest­ed in July 2020 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Anna Police.  Guynn entered a local res­i­dence with­out per­mis­sion with the intent to com­mit a theft.

 

Joseph Wayne Schexnider, Jr. (DOB: 2/25/1981) of Anna, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to three (3) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Vio­la­tion of Sex Offend­er Reg­is­tra­tion (Class 3 Felony).  Schexnider will also serve a one (1) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Schexin­der was arrest­ed in Decem­ber 2019 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Deputies.  Schexin­der did not reg­is­ter his place of res­i­dence with the Sheriff’s Office as required.

 

Ash­ley Eliz­a­beth McAl­is­ter (DOB: 5/17/1984) of Anna, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to two (2) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after admit­ting to a Peti­tion for Revo­ca­tion of Con­di­tion­al Dis­charge for the orig­i­nal offense of one (1) count of Aggra­vat­ed Bat­tery (Class 3 Felony).  McAl­is­ter will also serve a one (1) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  McAl­is­ter was arrest in Jan­u­ary 2015 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Anna Police.  McAl­is­ter stuck a per­son over the age of 60 years in the face with her fist.  McAl­is­ter was resen­tenced to the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after fail­ing to com­ply with the terms of her con­di­tion discharge.

 

Bran­don Joe Broad­way (DOB: 11/10/1986) of Anna, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to five (5) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of a Stolen Motor Vehi­cle (Class 2 Felony).  Broad­way will also serve a two (2) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Broad­way was arrest­ed in Feb­ru­ary 2020 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Ann Police where he was found to be in pos­ses­sion of a stolen motorcycle.

 

Michael Braden Swink (DOB: 7/15/1988) of Anna, Illi­nois has been sen­tenced to two (1) years in the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tions after plead­ing guilty to one (1) count of Aggra­vat­ed Bat­tery (Class 3 Felony).  Swink will also serve a one (1) year Manda­to­ry Super­vised Release.  Swink was arrest­ed in Novem­ber 2019 fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion by Anna Police.  Swink struck a per­son in the face with his fists caus­ing facial injuries to the victim.

 

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