Union County State's Attorney's Office

West Frankfort Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Defrauding Anna Homeowner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 7, 2013

West Frankfort Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Defrauding Anna Homeowner

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Johnny E. Layne (DOB 06-19-1967) of West Frankfort has been sentenced to four (4) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on one (1) count of Theft, a Class 3 Felony.  Lane agreed to perform tree-trimming work for an Anna homeowner in May 2011.  Lane was paid one-thousand, one-hundred thirty dollars ($1130) upfront and never returned to perform the work.  Lane was charged following an investigation by the Anna Police Department.

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Union County State's Attorney's Office