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Two Sentenced To The Illinois Department Of Corrections

Two Carmi men have been sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections following their court appearance on Wednesday morning.

40 year old Jesse G Stephens was arrested in January by the Carmi Police Department on an outstanding warrant. Upon being arrested, he was found to be in possession of a firearm and over 50 grams of methamphetamine. Stephens was sentenced to18 years in the IDOC for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, a class 1 felony with one year mandatory supervised release, and 10 years in the IDOC for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, a class 3 felony to run concurrent with the first sentence. Stephens was represented by Public Defender Brian Shinkle. State’s Attorney Denton Aud Prosecuted the case and Judge T Scott Webb was the presiding judge.

Travis C.K. Gill 29, was arrested in July by the Carmi Police Department. He was sentenced to 3 years and 6 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections for Unlawful Violation of a Protection Order, a class 4 felony, with 4 years mandatory supervised release. State’s Attorney Denton Aud prosecuted the case and Judge t Scott Webb was the presiding judge.

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