It was a busy day in White County Court on Monday, with three Carmi residents being sentenced to Illinois Department of Corrections custody according to White County States Attorney Denton Aud.
61 year old David Strean was sentenced to six years in prison and one year of mandatory supervised release on a charge of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine. The case against Strean was investigated by the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force.
30 year old Matthew Oberlender received a three year sentence for failure to register as a sex offender and a three year sentence for possession of methamphetamine. Both sentences will run concurrently, and Oberlender will be under mandatory supervised release for one year after incarceration.
In the afternoon, 49 year old L’Pree Collins received a five year sentence for burglary, and five years for possession of a stolen vehicle. The two sentences will run concurrently, and Collins will be under mandatory supervised release for two years. Collins entered an open plea of guilty on May 8th, and was also ordered to pay restitution to her victims. The Carmi Police Department investigated the case.
All three individuals were represented by Public Defender Brian Shinkle. Strean and Oberlender were sentenced by Judge T Scott Webb, while Judge Thomas Dinn presided over Collin’s case.