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Bridges Sentenced to Nine Years In The IDOC

An Enfield woman has been sentenced to the Illinois Department Corrections. On Monday, 42 year old Crystal Bridges was in court after being apprehended on a Failure to Appear for her sentencing hearing on May 2nd. Bridges had previously been convicted of Possession of Methamphetamine, a class 3 Felony, and Retail Theft, a class 4 Felony in August of 2019 and sentenced to two and a half years of probation. Bridges violated her probation in November of 2021. The matter was set for resentencing with May 2nd being a date set for the hearing. After Bridges failed to appear at her sentencing and following the arguments of her attorney, Public Defender Brian Shinkle and State’s Attorney Denton Aud, Judge T Scott Webb sentenced Bridges in her absence to 9 years and 11 months in the IDOC, a month less than the maximum allowed under the law.


The Carmi Police Department was the original arresting agency that arrested Bridges in August of 2019

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