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2015 News and Press Releases

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May 2015

May 06, 2015

Illinois Couple Indicted for Kidnapping and Transportation of A Minor with Intent to Engage in Sexual Activity

April 2015

April 27, 2015

Conspirators in Mall Kidnapping Hoax Sentenced

April 17, 2015

Tennessee Sex Offender Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison for Enticement of A Minor and Travel With Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct

April 17, 2015

Villa Grove Man Sentenced to 17 ½ Years In Prison For Sexual Exploitation of Multiple Children

April 08, 2015

Rantoul Man Charged With Child Pornography Offenses

March 2015

March 17, 2015

Former Champaign Business Owner Pleads Guilty To Filing False Income Tax Returns

March 13, 2015

Kankakee Felon Sentenced To Maximum Prison Term For Possession of A Firearm Used In Shooting

March 09, 2015

Three Felons Sentenced To Prison For Kankakee Drug and Firearms Offenses

February 2015

February 24, 2015

Three Kankakee Area Felons Sentenced To Prison For Illegal Possession of Firearms

February 20, 2015

Gibson City Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison for Mail Fraud, Tax Evasion

February 02, 2015

Urbana Man To Serve 25 Years In Prison For Child Pornography Offenses


January 2015

January 30, 2015

Former Bank Vice President To Serve Two Years In Prison For Receiving Kickback, Filing False Tax Returns

January 29, 2015

Kankakee Man Pleads Guilty To Marijuana Growing Operation, Filing False Tax Returns And Making False Statement To Bank

January 27, 2015

Former Countryside Police Chief, Kankakee County Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud, Money Laundering, Tax Evasion

January 27, 2015

Former Lincoln Bank Employee Sentenced To Nearly Four Years In Prison For Embezzling From Bank

January 20, 2015

Springfield Woman Pleads Guilty To All Charges Related To Embezzlement From Former Employer

January 05, 2015

Kankakee Man Sentenced To More Than 22 Years In Prison For Armed Robbery Of Credit Union

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