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September 24, 2013

Seven receive prison sentences

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n Victor E. Allen, 23, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to two years in prison, followed by one year of parole. On June 8, 2011, Allen was stopped by Mt. Vernon Police and found to be in possession of prescription medication without a valid prescription.

n Nikko D. Branch, 22, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to mob action, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to one year in prison followed by one year of parole. On May 21, Branch, acting together with a co-defendant, battered another man on South 25th Street.

n Earl Liddell, 56, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to retail theft, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to serve one year in prison followed by one year of parole. On Aug. 14, Liddell stole a quantity of meat from Borowiak’s IGA in Mt. Vernon. Liddell has prior convictions for theft.

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