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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Harrisburg man sentenced to 9 years in DOC

  • Joshua T. Hodge, 32, Harrisburg was sentenced on Jan. 30 in Saline County Circuit Court by Judge Walden E. Morris to nine years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and two years mandatory supervised release.
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  • Joshua T. Hodge, 32, Harrisburg was sentenced on Jan. 30 in Saline County Circuit Court by Judge Walden E. Morris to nine years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and two years mandatory supervised release.
    Hodge pled guilty to the offense of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance (cocaine), a Class One Felony, according to a news release from the Saline County State’s Attorney.
    On Sept. 12, 2011, the grand jury of Saline county returned and indictment charging Hodge with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance (cocaine), a Class One Felony. Class One Felonies are punishable by a term of incarceration from four to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and a $25,000 fine.
    The investigation was led by the Illinois State Police/Southern Illinois Drug Task Force. On June 20, 2011, the Illinois State Police/Southern Illinois Drug Task Force was conducting and investigation into the sale and delivery of controlled substances in Saline County. During the course of the investigation Hodge sold an informant 5.3 grams of cocaine.
    Assistant State's Attorney, Jason A. Olson led the successful prosecution of Mr. Hodge.
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