Mt. Vernon Register-News

July 5, 2013

Several subjects receive prison time

Staff Report
The Register-News

---- — 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.

n Raymond J. Schneider, 21, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, a Class 2 felony. He was sentenced to three years in prison followed by two years of parole. On Dec. 19, 2012, Schneider sold a quantity of heroin to a confidential source of the MVPD.

n William R. Stief, 32, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to unlawful residency of a child sex offender, a Class 4 felony. He was sentenced to two years in prison followed by one year of parole. On March 8, Stief was found by Mt. Vernon Police to be residing within 500 feet of a daycare near South 25th Street in Mt. Vernon.

n Jason F. Steifel, 34, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. He was sentenced to two years in prison with one year of mandatory supervised release. On March 31, Steifel was found by Mt. Vernon Police to be in possession of a controlled substance while outside a residence in the 1700 block of Cherry in Mt. Vernon.