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Felony dispositions announced in Grundy County

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 8:39 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 8:48 p.m. CDT

MORRIS – Grundy County State’s Attorney Jason Helland recently released the following felony dispositions.

“The State’s Attorney’s Office often reaches plea agreements in cases following a careful consideration of the nature of the charges, the facts of the case, a thorough consultation with the crime victim, a review of the offender’s criminal history, and weighing aggravating and mitigating factors that exist,” the state’s attorney’s office said in a news release.

• Jessica Baburek, 24, of Morris pled guilty to retail theft of more than $300, a Class 3 felony, and was sentenced to 180 days in the county jail and was placed on probation for 30 months. Baburek must pay restitution in the amount of $692 to the victim and court costs of $250. Baburek must obtain a substance abuse evaluation and report for periodic drug testing. In addition, Baburek must surrender a FOID card and firearms.

• Jacob Ellis, 26, of Wilmington pled guilty to retail theft of more than $300, a Class 3 felony, and was sentenced to 180 days in the county jail and was placed on probation for 30 months. Ellis must pay court costs of $247, a $250 DNA fee and restitution in the amount of $728. Ellis also must complete substance abuse counseling and submit to random drug testing.

• Corey Gibbons, 19, of Minooka pled guilty to unlawful possession of more than 10 but less than 30 grams of cannabis with the intent to deliver, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to 18 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Gibbons will be on one year of mandatory supervised release upon completion of his prison sentence. Gibbons must pay a mandatory $500 drug assessment, court costs of $357 and a $100 Illinois State Police Lab fee.

• Allan Green, 25, of Marseilles pled guilty to forgery, a Class 3 felony, and was sentenced to 2 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Green will serve one year of mandatory supervised release upon completion of the prison sentence and pay a $357 fine.

• Eric Johnson, 21, of Buffalo Grove pled guilty to unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony, and was placed on section 410 probation for a period of 24 months. Johnson must pay court costs of $247, a $100 Illinois State Police Lab fee, and a mandatory $500 drug assessment. Johnson must perform 30 hours of community service and submit to periodic drug testing.

• Rita Male, 51, of Morris pled guilty to the unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony, and was placed on section 410 probation for a period of 24 months and ordered to serve four days in the county jail. Male must pay court costs of $247, a $100 Illinois State Police Lab fine and a mandatory $500 drug assessment. Male must also complete 30 hours of community service, submit to periodic drug testing, and successfully complete substance abuse treatment.

• Eugene Marshall, 63, of Minooka pled guilty to theft of less than $500, a Class A misdemeanor, and was placed on conditional discharge for 24 months. Marshall must pay restitution in the amount of $6,810 and must complete substance abuse counseling. Marshall also must refrain from consuming alcohol and entering any premises wherein alcoholic beverages are served as a primary part of the business during the period of conditional discharge.

• Jason Mathias, 39, of Chenoa pled guilty to 2 counts of theft, both Class 3 felonies, and was sentenced to serve 4 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Mathias must serve one year of mandatory supervised release upon completion of the prison sentence.

• Shayne Pinson, 21, of Godley pled guilty to the unlawful possession of more than 30 but less than 500 grams of cannabis, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to 24 months of second chance probation. Pinson must pay court costs of $250, a $100 Illinois State Police Lab fee, a mandatory $500 drug assessment, and a $250 DNA fee. Pinson must report for periodic drug testing and obtain a substance abuse evaluation and complete the recommendedtreatment.

• Robert Price, 39, of Minooka pled guilty to forgery, a Class 3 felony, and was sentenced to four days in the county jail and was placed on 30 months of conditional discharge. Price was assessed court costs of $247 and must pay a $250 DNA fee.

• Shawn Rozak, 24, of Morris pled guilty to the unlawful possession of more than 10 but less than 30 grams of cannabis with the intent to deliver, a Class 4 felony, and was placed on 24 months of section 410 probation. Roszak must complete 30 hours of community service, submit to random drug testing and complete drug counseling. Roszak must pay court costs of $227, a $100 Illinois State Police Lab fee, a $250 DNA fee and a mandatory $500 drug assessment.

• James Russell, 58, of Coal City, was found guilty of reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, and was placed on 30 months of probation and ordered to pay court costs of $247 and a $250 DNA fee. Russell served six days in the county jail and shall not consume or possess alcohol or be in any establishment selling alcohol during the period of probation. Russell must surrender his FOID card and firearms.

• Michael Torres, 51, of Minooka, pled guilty to theft of more than $500 but less than $10,000, a Class 3 felony, and was placed on 24 months of second chance probation. Torres was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $2,500, court costs of $247 and a $250 DNA fee. Torres also must complete 30 hours of community service.

• Sharon Verrucchi, 28, of Ottawa, pled guilty to the unlawful possession of acontrolled substance, a Class 4 felony, and was placed on section 410 probation for a period of 24 months and ordered to serve 10 days in the county jail. Verruchi must pay a mandatory $500 drug assessment, a $100 Illinois State Police Lab fee and court costs of $247. Verruchi also must complete substance abuse treatment and perform 30 hours of community service.

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