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Three Carmi residents sentenced in White County Court on Monday

In White County Court on Monday, three individuals were sentenced to Illinois Department of Corrections custody according to States Attorney Denton Aud.

In the morning court session, 29 year old Hannah Newman was sentenced to three years in prison and two years of mandatory supervised release on a charge of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine.  Newman was originally placed on probation for the offense, which was revoked yesterday.  Newman was also ordered to pay for the proceedings of the court. The case against Newman was investigated by the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force.

In the afternoon, 32 year old Karl Holland of Carmi was sentenced to eight years in prison on a charge of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine.  After incarceration, Holland will be under mandatory supervised release for two years, and was ordered to pay all mandatory fines, fees, costs, and assessments. Holland was arrested by the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force, and was represented by Public Defender Brian Shinkle.

38 year old Kristal McWhirter of Carmi received a two year sentence on a charge of criminal damage to property.  McWhirter was originally placed on second chance probation for the offence, but admitted to violating that in June.  She was represented in court by Public Defender Rhonda Blades, and McWhirter will be under mandatory supervised release for one year following incarceration.  The Carmi Police Department investigated the case.

Judge T. Scott Webb presided over all three cases Monday.