WOOD RIVER MAN SENTENCED FOR COUNTERFEITING
A Wood River man, convicted of counterfeiting, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison on April 25, 2011, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today. Zachary P. Kindle, 19, of Wood River, Ill., received this sentence for manufacturing counterfeit United States currency. Following release from imprisonment, Kindle will serve a term of 2 years' supervised release. Kindle was also fined $200 and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. Kindle pleaded guilty to the charge on January 12, 2011. The investigation was conducted by the United States Secret Service. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Jennifer Hudson and Ranley Killian.