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Tipton Sentenced to Six Years on Escape Charges

Tipton Sentenced to Six Years

One of the three inmates who escaped from the White County Illinois Jail in June is sentenced for those new charges.

62-year-old Johnny Tipton has been sentenced to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with two years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

He is also ordered to pay $750 in restitution fees to the White County Sheriff’s Department and $64 to Huck’s

Lipton, along with Zachary Shock and Justin Bray escaped from the White County Jail in Carmi back on June 17th.

Bray was caught the night they broke out. Tipton and Shock remained on the run for nearly a month until they were caught in early July.

Tipton was represented by Brian Shinkle. Denton Aud was the prosecuting attorney. The Honorable Judge T. Scott Webb presided over the hearing.