Union County State's Attorney's Office

Jury Finds Anna Man Guilty of Threatening Police Officer and Resisting Arrest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 15, 2017

Jury Finds Anna Man Guilty of Threatening Police Officer and Resisting Arrest

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Roderick Lynn Hileman (DOB 06/24/1969) of Anna, Illinois was found guilty today after a three (3) day jury trial on three (3) counts of Obstructing a Peace Officer, one (1) count of Escape, and one (1) count of Aggravated Assault, all Class A Misdemeanors.  In the early morning hours of July 20, 2015, Hileman threatened an Anna Police Officer in the parking lot of an Anna business.  Hileman then pulled away from police as he was being arrested and fled on foot.  He was arrested following a brief foot pursuit.  A sentencing hearing has been set for November 30, 2017 at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro.  The Class A Misdemeanors carry a maximum penalty of one year in jail.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Daniel Klingemann and Assistant State’s Attorney Katherine Bray.

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

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