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Harrisburg woman sentenced for meth possession

Staff report
Posted on 7/25/2017, 1:00 AM

HARRISBURG -- Saline County State's Attorney Jayson Clark on Monday announced the sentencing of a Harrisburg woman who pleaded guilty to a Class 3 felony charge of methamphetamine possession.

On Dec. 14, 2016, the Saline County State's Attorney's Office filed charges against Kisha M. Roberson arising from a traffic stop in which it was alleged that Roberson possessed meth.

On Friday, Judge Walden E. Morris sentenced Roberson to 10 years in Illinois Department of Corrections with one year of mandatory supervised release.

According to the news release from Clark's office, Roberson was sentenced to an extended term of incarceration due to her extensive criminal history.

The investigation was led by Harrisburg Police Department and assistant state's attorney Jason Olsen handled the successful prosecution of the case.