Union County State's Attorney's Office

Cairo Man Sentenced to Prison for Aggravated Battery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16, 2015

Cairo Man Sentenced to Prison for Aggravated Battery

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Lorenzo P. Golden (DOB 02/28/1976) of Cairo, Illinois has been sentenced in the Circuit Court of Alexander County to three (3) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections to one (1) count of Aggravated Battery, a Class 3 Felony.  Golden struck a Cairo man in the right hand with a knife in the parking lot of a Cairo business on the evening of February 8, 2014.  Golden was arrested in February 2014 after an investigation by Cairo Police.

Golden was also sentenced to a concurrent term of one (1) year in the Illinois Department of Corrections to one (1) count of Driving While License Revoked, a Class 4 Felony.  Golden was arrested in October 2013 by Illinois State Police following a traffic stop on Illinois Route 3 in rural Alexander County.

The Union County State’s Attorney’s Office was appointed as Special Prosecutor in both matters.

Media: Please contact the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 734-2141 for any available booking photographs.

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