MT. VERNON — Several individuals were recently sentenced to prison as a result of pleading guilty to various offenses, according to Jefferson County State's Attorney Doug Hoffman.
In a news release, Hoffman provided information on those cases, which include:
n Dwayne A. Moore, 22, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery, a Class 1 felony. Moore was sentenced to serve eight years in prison with two years of mandatory supervised release with a recommendation for Impact Incarceration. In November 2012, Moore stole a wallet from a male victim at a residence on South 22nd Street in Mt. Vernon while threatening he had a gun.
n Christopher L. Rogers, 31, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a church, a Class 1 felony. He was sentenced to seven years in prison with three years of parole. On Aug. 1, 2011, Rogers sold a quantity of methamphetamine to a confidential source of the Mt. Vernon Police Department.
n Sylvester L. Stevenson III, 18, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to residential burglary, a Class 1 felony. He was sentenced to six years in prison with a recommendation for Impact Incarceration, followed by two years of mandatory supervised release. On April 19 of this year Stevenson broke into a residence on South Ninth Street with the intent to commit a theft.
n Kyle R. Badgett, 21, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. He was sentenced to five years in prison with a recommendation for Impact Incarceration, followed by one year of parole. In March of this year, Badgett was found in possession of methamphetamine while in a motel room in Mt. Vernon.
n Broche L. Taylor, 36, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to unlawful failure to register as a sex offender, a Class 2 felony. He was sentenced to four years in prison with two years of parole. On April 11, Taylor provided false information to the MVPD as to his residential address. He is a registered sex offender and was previously convicted of failing to register as required by law.