Cassandra A. Goldman, Wabash County State's Attorney, reports that James N. Kimmel, a 48-year old Keensburg, Illinois man, was sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections by the Honorable Circuit Judge Michael J. Valentine in Wabash County Circuit Court.
State's Attorney Goldman advises that the Defendant was charged January 25, 2019, with Possession of Methamphetamine, a Class 3 Felony and February 4, 2019, with Possession of Weapon by Felon, a Class 3 Felony. Mr. Kimmel was sentenced to 3 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, to be followed by one year of mandatory supervised release (parole) in each case. Sentence will run concurrent.
FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF OFFENSE:
That on the 24th day of January, 2019, in Wabash County, Illinois the Defendant, JAMES N. KIMMEL, committed the offense of POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, in that said Defendant knowingly and unlawfully had in his possession less than 5 grams of a substance containing methamphetamine, other than as authorized in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, in violation of 720 ILCS 646/60(a). A CLASS 3 FELONY
2019-CF-22 Ct. II:
That on the 24th day of January, 2019, in Wabash County, the Defendant, JAMES N. KIMMEL, committed the offense of POSSESSION OF WEAPON BY FELON, in that said Defendant, a person who has been convicted of a felony in Wabash County case 2017-CF- 160 knowingly possessed a Wards Western Field shot gun, model #35, serial number U112189, in violation of 720 ILCS 5/24-1.1(a). A CLASS 3 FELONY*