Union County State's Attorney's Office

Cobden Man Sentenced to Prison for Delivery of Methamphetamine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 11, 2018

Cobden Man Sentenced to Prison for Delivery of Methamphetamine

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Marin F. Amesquita (DOB 10/28/1979) of Cobden has been sentenced to three (3) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections to one (1) count of Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (Class 2 Felony).  Amesquita will serve a two (2) year period of Mandatory Supervised Release.  Amesquita was arrested in October 2017 following an investigation by the Illinois State Police – Southern Illinois Drug Task Force.  Amesquita was also sentenced to concurrent three (3) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after admitting to a Petition for Revocation of Probation for the Original Offense of Unlawful Restraint (Class 4 Felony).  Amesquita was arrested in March 2016 following an investigation by Cobden Police.  Amesquita was placed on Probation in April 2016.  Probation was revoked based upon the new offense.

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

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