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Three Individuals Sentenced To The Illinois Department of Corrections

Three individuals were sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections on Wednesday, including one who was absent at her sentencing hearing.


23 year old Cassidy Curtis was arrested by the Carmi Police Department on February 1st for Possession of Methamphetamine, a class 3 felony.  She pled guilty on March 21st, with the sentencing hearing scheduled for Wednesday morning.  After failing to appear for her sentencing hearing, she was sentenced by Judge T. Scott Webb to the Illinois Department of Corrections for 4 years and 11 months, one month shy of the maximum sentence, with a warrant issued for her arrest.


A Carmi man was sentenced to 6 years in the Department of Corrections for Unlawful Use of Property, a class 2 felony.  34 year old Joseph James was arrested by the White County sheriff’s Department on May 23rd and was eventually convicted for using his residence to assist in committing methamphetamine offenses.


A 42 year old Enfield woman was sentenced for Retail Theft, a class 4 felony.  Judge T. Scott Webb sentenced Crystal Bridges to the Department of Corrections after she committed retail theft at the Carmi Wal-Mart.  Her sentence was set for 6 years.


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