Union County State's Attorney's Office

Four Sentenced to Prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 13, 2017

Four Sentenced to Prison

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced the following sentences to the Illinois Department of Corrections:

Kyle Andrew Wills (DOB: 08/15/1988) of Wolf Lake, Illinois has been sentenced to concurrent four (4) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with an impact incarceration recommendation after pleading guilty to one (1) count of Residential Burglary (Class 1 Felony) and one (1) count of Aggravated Possession of a Stolen Firearm (Class 1 Felony) and will serve a two (2) year period of Mandatory Supervised Release (formerly known as Parole).  Wills was arrested in February 2017 following an investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

Melissa Kay Smith-Shadowens (DOB: 03/31/1984) of Cobden, Illinois has been sentenced to concurrent thirty (30) months in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to one (1) count of Forgery (Class 3 Felony) and one (1) count Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (Class 3 Felony) and will serve a one (1) year period of Mandatory Supervised Release (formerly known as Parole).  Smith-Shadowens was arrested in June 2017 on the Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine and in July 2017 on the Forgery following an investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office / Union County Drug Task Force.

Edward Robert Vincent III (DOB: 11-21-1989) of Carlinville, Illinois has been sentenced to eighteen (18) months in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to one (1) count of Driving While License Revoked (Class 4 Felony) and will service a one (1) year period of Mandatory Supervised Release (formerly known as Parole).  Vincent was arrested in September 2016 following a traffic stop conducted by a Union County Sheriff’s Deputy.

Jordan Lynn Johnson (DOB: 05/13/1994) of Jonesboro, Illinois has been sentenced to eighteen (18) months in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to one (1) count of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Class 4 Felony) and will serve a one (1) year period of Mandatory Supervised Release (formerly known as Parole).  Johnson was arrested in July 2017 following a traffic stop conducted by the Illinois State Police.

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

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