Union County State's Attorney's Office

Ten Individuals Indicted by Grand Jury

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 3, 2013

Ten Individuals Indicted by Grand Jury

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today the Union County Grand Jury has returned indictments on the following individuals:

Clint W. Hileman (DOB 09/06/1994) of Jonesboro, Illinois, Damian B. Martin (DOB 06/06/1995) of Anna, Illinois, Bruel N. Miller (DOB 11/11/1993) of Jonesboro, Illinois, and James A. Davis (DOB 09/04/1994) of Jonesboro, Illinois are charged with two (2) counts of Aggravated Battery, both Class 3 Felonies and one (1) count of Mob Action, a Class 4 Felony.  The indictments follow an investigation by the Anna Police Department.

Johnny L. Eubanks (DOB 01/26/1983) of Jonesboro, Illinois is charged with one (1) count of Unlawful Participation in Methamphetamine Production, a Class X Felony, one (1) count of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, a Class X Felony, and five (5) counts of Unlawful Purchase of Methamphetamine Precursor, all Class 4 Felonies.  Eubanks is currently held at the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro on $550,000 bond.  Eubanks was charged following an investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office and Jonesboro Police Department.

Jason A. Ward (DOB 06/21/1983) of Ava, Illinois is charged with one (1) count of Residential Burglary, a Class 1 Felony. Cobden Police and Union County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Ward the evening of March 26, 2013 at a home on Wing Hill Road in rural Cobden after a 911 call was placed from the residence.  Ward is currently held at the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro on $300,000 bond.

Ryan L. Cochran (DOB 02/02/1993) of Dongola, Illinois is charged with one (1) count of Residential Burglary, a Class 1 Felony and one (1) count of Possession of Burglary Tools, a Class 4 Felony. Cochran is currently held at the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro on $30,000 bond.  Jaimie T. Pugh (DOB 06/03/1993) of Jonesboro, Illinois is charged with one (1) count of Residential Burglary, a Class 1 Felony in connection with Cochran. Pugh is currently held at the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro on $15,000 bond.  Both were arrested by Anna Police in the early morning hours of March 28, 2013 at a residence on Warren Street.

Amber N. Nimmo (DOB 03/18/1983) of Dongola, Illinois, and Jeremy M. Bennett (DOB 04/21/1986) are charged with one (1) count of Theft, a Class 3 Felony and one (1) count of Money Laundering, a Class 3 Felony.  Nimmo and Bennett were charged following an investigation by the Jonesboro Police Department.

The Union County State’s Attorney’s Office reminds the public that charges are not evidence of guilt.  A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

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

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