Category: Illinois – Central District

Jury Convicts Coles County Sex Offender for Sexual Exploitation of Children | USAO-CDIL

PEORIA, Ill. – A federal jury deliberated for approximately two hours before returning its guilty verdicts this afternoon against Jeffrey M. West, 53, of the 1300 block of S. Third…

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Peoria Businessman to Serve Two Years in Prison for Filing False Business Tax Returns | USAO-CDIL

PEORIA, Ill. – Yousef Abdallah, a former Peoria, Ill., businessman who owned and operated a Danville, Ill., liquor store, as well as other businesses, has been sentenced to 24 months…

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Champaign County Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Bank Fraud Conspiracy | USAO-CDIL

PEORIA, Ill. – David Litman, 41, of the village of Foosland, Ill., has been ordered to report to federal prison on May 18, 2021, to begin serving a two-year sentence…

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Galesburg Man Convicted of Possession with Intent to Distribute Nearly a Quarter Pound of Pure Methamphetamine | USAO-CDIL

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – A federal jury deliberated for less than one hour before returning its guilty verdict late Tuesday evening, March 30, 2021, against Forest “Woody” Norville, 47, of…

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Pekin Man Indicted for Allegedly Filing False Tax Returns | USAO-CDIL

PEORIA, Ill. – An indictment returned by a federal grand jury charges a Pekin, Ill., man, Kenin Edwards, with allegedly underreporting his income on federal and state tax returns filed…

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Tuscola Nurse Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison for Using Patients’ Morphine | USAO-CDIL

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A Tuscola, Ill., woman, Kandis Mills, 47, who worked as a registered nurse at a health care facility, was sentenced on March 19, 2021, to serve six…

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Peoria Man Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Prison for Attempting to Obstruct Trial of Peoria Gang Members | USAO-CDIL

PEORIA, Ill. – Last week, U.S. District Judge James E. Shadid sentenced Demoney T. Coleman, 22, of Peoria, Ill., to more than three years (37 months) in federal prison for…

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Quincy Man Sentenced to 12 1/2 Years in Federal Prison for Trafficking Methamphetamine | USAO-CDIL

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Mills today sentenced Sharnell Washington, 25, of Quincy, Ill., to serve 151 months (12 years 7 months) in federal prison for trafficking…

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Repeat Sex Offender to Serve 47 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor | USAO-CDIL

PEORIA, Ill. –U.S. District Judge James E. Shadid today sentenced Harold L. Williams, 40, of Pekin, Ill., a previously convicted sex offender, to serve 47 years in prison for sexual…

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Decatur Man Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Crimes | USAO-CDIL

URBANA, Ill. – A Decatur, Ill., man, Christopher Bailey, 40, of the 500 block of West Center St., has been ordered to serve 27 years (324 months) in federal prison…

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