Union County State's Attorney's Office

Anna Sentenced to 7 Years for Escape and Retail Theft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 21, 2012

Anna Sentenced to 7 Years for Escape and Retail Theft

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Mark C. Cole (DOB 09-06-1973) of 313 Church Street in Anna has been sentenced to seven (7) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for Escape, a Class 2 Felony.  Cole was charged with Escape after he briefly ran from Union County Sheriff’s Deputies in October 2012.  Cole was in custody at the time and fled on foot while being transported from a court appearance.  Cole was also sentenced to a concurrent term of six (6) years for Retail Theft, a Class 4 Felony.  Cole was arrested on that charge in October 2012 by the Anna Police Department after taking merchandise from an Anna retailer.

Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833-5500 for any available booking photographs.

Union County State's Attorney's Office