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December 2008

December 16, 2008

Project Safe Neighborhood: Springfield Felon Receives 10-Year Sentence For Possessing Firearms, Crack Cocaine

December 12, 2008

Cardinal Respiratory Ordered to Pay $2.5 Million in Restitution and Fines for Health Care Fraud

December 8, 2008

Former Executive Director of Montgomery County Rehab Facility Sentenced for Embezzlement

December 8, 2008

Alton Man Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison For Meth Conspiracy, Brandishing Machine Gun

August 2008

August 28, 2008

Former Kbr Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Violating Anti-Kickback Act Accepted ‘Perks’ for Favorable Treatment related to Military Transportation Subcontracts

August 20, 2008

Former Owner of Galesburg Custom Motorcycle Shop Charged with Defrauding Customers of $900,000

August 20, 2008

Davenport Man Faces Federal Drug Charges

August 20, 2008

Grand Jury Returns Indictment Charging Rock Island Man with Armed Robbery of Credit Union ATM

August 20, 2008

Former Illinois State Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $750,000 in Government Funds Net Loss of More than $200,000 to State

August 11, 2008

Two Men Sentenced to Nine-Year Prison Terms for Possessing Crack Cocaine in Springfield with Intent to Distribute

August 6, 2008

Montgomery County Man Faces Federal Charges for Six Pharmacy Burglaries and Bomb Threat

August 6, 2008

Decatur Salesman Charged in Scheme to Increase Sales and Commissions by Rewarding Government Purchasing Agents

July 2008

July 28, 2008

Petersburg Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing, Distributing Child Pornography

July 18, 2008

Moline Man Sentenced To 73 Months For Receiving, Possessing Child Pornography

July 18, 2008

Canadian Man Sentenced for Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute

July 15, 2008

Rock Island Man Faces Federal Drug and Gun Charges

July 15, 2008

Three Men Charged with Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

July 15, 2008

San Diego Man Charged with Fraud Scheme

July 2, 2008

Former Litchfield Car Salesman Charged with Fraud

June 2008

June 30, 2008

Defendants Sentenced for Springfield Bank Robbery

June 27, 2008

Repeat Sex Offender Sentenced To Life Plus 10 Years In Prison

June 6, 2008

Former KBR Employee Sentenced For Violation Of Anti-Kickback Act In Awarding Military Subcontract

June 4, 2008

Grant Park, Illinois Police Chief Charged With Fraud, Obstruction Of Justice, Structuring And Tax Evasion

June 3, 2008

Project Safe Childhood: Petersburg Man Charged With Possessing, Distributing Child Pornography

May 2008

May 27, 2008

Ten Charged With Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy In Peoria

May 22, 2008

Two Beardstown Men Charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine

May 22, 2008

Former Bookkeeper at Peoria Construction Company Charged with Defrauding Employer of $500,000

May 22, 2008

Project Safe Neighborhood: Two Rock Island Men Charged with Drug and Gun Offenses in Separate Cases

May 22, 2008

Grand Jury Charges Galesburg Man with Possession of Crack Cocaine with Intent to Distribute

May 22, 2008

Moline Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Malicious Arson Three People Died In Explosion, Fire

May 19, 2008

Project Safe Childhood: Michigan Man Sentenced To 20 Years

May 14, 2008

Jury Convicts Ft. Wayne, Indiana Man of Attempted Multi-Kilogram Cocaine Possession in Kankakee

May 5, 2008

Carlinville Woman Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine and Attempted Witness Retaliation

April 2008

April 29, 2008

Kewanee Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Federal Prison For Distributing Cocaine In Central Illinois

April 15, 2008

Litchfield Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Producing, Possessing Child Pornography

April 11, 2008

Illinois Dental Management Company To Pay $3 Million To Settle Allegations Of Improper Billing, Dentist Registration

April 2, 2008

Winter’s Architectural Roofing Manager Charged With Obstructing OSHA Investigation Of Employee Death

April 1, 2008

Springfield Man Charged With Attempting To Entice Minor And Possession Of Child Pornography

April 1, 2008

Former Illinois State Employee Charged with Embezzling $750,000 in Government Funds Net Loss of More than $200,000 to State

April 1, 2008

Central Illinois Man Charged with Unlawfully Obtaining Citizenship

April 1, 2008

Springfield Man Charged With Possessing Crack Cocaine, Guns

April 1, 2008

Project Safe Neighborhoods: Kankakee County Man Charged with Firearms, Drug Offenses

March 2008

March 17, 2008

Former Curry Companies’ Consultant Sentenced, Fined for Illegal Dumping

March 12, 2008

Riverton Man Sentenced To 97 Months In Prison For Role In Real Estate “Flipping” Scheme

March 11, 2008

Springfield Man and Woman Plead Guilty to Bank Robbery

March 10, 2008

Former Springfield Housing Authority Clerk Sentenced to 13 Months in Federal Prison for Embezzling Government Funds

March 5, 2008

Decatur Man Sentenced To 19.5 Years In Prison For Real Estate “Flipping” Scheme

March 5, 2008

Grand Jury Charges Springfield Ad Agency Owner Defrauded Federal Grant Of $500,000

March 5, 2008

Former Credit Union Loan Officer, Real Estate Agent And Appraiser Charged With Mortgage Loan Fraud

February 2008

February 26, 2008

Grand Jury Charges Rock Island Man with Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine

February 26, 2008

Project Safe Neighborhood: Moline Man Charged with Heroin and Gun Offenses

February 21, 2008

Macoupin County Man Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison for Offering Bribe to IRS Officer

February 21, 2008

Former High School Teacher Sentenced 7 Years for Enticing Minor on MySpace

February 20, 2008

Army Chief Warrant Officer Sentenced To Prison 28 Months for Taking $50,000 Cash Bribe

February 20, 2008

Two Chicago Men Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Crack Cocaine in Quincy Area

February 15, 2008

“Crack House” Defendant Sentenced To Life In Prison For Conspiracy To Distribute Crack Cocaine

February 14, 2008

Iroquois County Man Sentenced to More Than 21 Years in Prison for Leading Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine

February 12, 2008

Former Executive Director of Montgomery County Rehab Facility Charged with Fraud, Embezzlement

February 7, 2008

Bloomington Cocaine Dealer Sentenced to Life in Prison

February 7, 2008

Kankakee Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Distributing Crack Cocaine

February 7, 2008

Woodford County Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Distribution Of Child Pornography

February 6, 2008

Grand Jury Charges Springfield Man with Possession of Cocaine and Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Growing Marijuana

February 6, 2008

Grand Jury Returns Indictment Charging Springfield Man and Woman in Armed Bank Robbery

February 1, 2008

Moline Man Sentenced To Over 17 Years In Prison On Child Pornography Charges

January 2008

January 29, 2008

Project Safe Neighborhood: Three Rock Island Men Charged with Possessing Firearms in Separate Cases

January 29, 2008

Stark County Man Charged with Meth Manufacturing Conspiracy

January 28, 2008

Former Buffet City Restaurant Owner Sentenced For Harboring Illegal Aliens

January 28, 2008

Springfield Man Sentenced To More Than 13 Years In Prison For Receiving, Possessing Child Porn

January 11, 2008

Moline Man Pleads Guilty To Malicious Arson Three People Died as a result of Explosion and Fire

January 9, 2008

Indictments Charge Drug Trafficking Network With Supplying Kilos Of Cocaine, Crack To Champaign-Urbana Area Alleged Leader Directed Operation While In State Work Release Program

January 9, 2008

Project Safe Neighborhoods: Springfield Man Charged with Drug and Firearms Offenses

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