Lawrence County Court news

(DLC Media)—Lawrence County State’s Attorney Michael Strange announced that 33 year-old Don Harvey of Lawrenceville plead guilty to a charge of unlawful defrauding of a drug screen test. In exchange for his plea, Harvey was sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, to be followed by one year of mandatory supervised release. Harvey will also be required to pay court costs. Harvey was also re-sentenced on a charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine. He had previously been placed on 24 months of felony probation. Harvey admitted to violating the terms of his probation and was re-sentenced on the original charge to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, to be followed by one year of mandatory supervised release. Harvey is required to pay all previously imposed fines and costs. The two sentences will run concurrent.

 Also from the courts… 66 year-old Lester Glenn of St. Francisville plead guilty to a charge of deceptive practice. In exchange for his plea, Glenn was sentenced to 18 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections, to be followed by one year of mandatory supervised release. Glenn will also be required to pay court costs while restitution was reserved.  Glenn was also re-sentenced on a charge of criminal damage to government supported property. He had previously been placed on 24 months of felony probation. Glenn admitted to violating the terms of his probation and was re-sentenced on the original charge to 18 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections, to be followed by one year of mandatory supervised release. Glenn is required to pay all previously imposed fines and costs. The two sentences will run concurrent.