Mt. Vernon Register-News

December 19, 2013

Six individuals receive prison sentences

Staff Report
The Register-News

---- — Six individuals, including five from Mt. Vernon, recently received prison sentences, according to information received from State’s Attorney Doug Hoffman.

The following individuals pleaded guilty to various offenses:

John A. Heil, 34, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to one count of residential burglary, a Class 1 felony, and one count of retail theft, a Class 3 felony. He was sentenced to nine years to the Illinois Department of Corrections, followed by three years of mandatory supervised release. On May 21, 2012, Heil broke into a residence on Harmony Lane in Jeffer-

son County. In March this year, Heil stole various items from the Mt. Vernon Wal-Mart store.

n Jennifer N. Craig, 36, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a church, a Class 1 felony, and unlawful participation in methamphetamine production, a Class 1 felony. She was sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison, followed by two years of parole. In January, Craig sold a quantity of methamphetamine to a confidential source of the Mt. Vernon Police/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Joint Narcotics Division. The delivery took place within 1,000 feet of a Mt. Vernon church. On March 14, detectives with the Narcotics Division made contact with Craig and found her to be involved in the production of methamphetamine at that time.

n Icaza R. McGee, 40, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to providing false information as a sex offender, a Class 3 felony, and was sentenced to three years in prison, followed by one year of parole. On April 25, during a sex offender compliance check, Mt. Vernon Police determined that McGee, a registered sex offender, had provided a false residential address.

n Endyr Quinones, 29, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated battery, Class 2 felonies. He was sentenced to three years in prison, followed by two years of parole. On Aug. 12, 2012, Quinones, at the time an inmate at the Big Muddy River Correctional Center, physically assaulted two correctional officers. His prison sentence will run consecutive to the sentence he was already serving.

n Justin B. Larcom, 25, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to domestic battery, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to one year in prison, followed by one year of parole. On Aug. 1, Larcom, who has a prior domestic battery conviction, made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with a female victim. He was immediately arrested by Mt. Vernon Police.

n Lin A. Neal, 54, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to retail theft, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to serve 1 ½ years to DOC, followed by one year of mandatory supervised release. On Oct. 8, Neal, who has prior theft convictions, was observed stealing a bottle of liquor from King City Liquors in Mt. Vernon.