Union County State’s Attorney Tyler Edmonds announced Wednesday that five individuals were sentenced to prison on various charges.
Koby Broadway, 21, of Anna, has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of unlawful possession of a stole firearm, a Class 2 felony, and one count of residential burglary, a Class 1 felony. Broadway was indicted on the firearm offense after the Illinois State Police found he took a pistol from a vehicle parked at a Dongola residence in July 2016. He was also indicted on a residential burglary charge after the Union County Sheriff’s Office proved he burglarized a residence near Ware in May 2017.
Cody Shulda, 25, of Johnston City, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after he admitted to a petition to revoke probation for the original offense of possession of burglary tools, a Class 3 felony. He was arrested in October 2016 after he was found to be in possession of burglary tools including night vision goggles and crowbars, near a residence in rural Cobden.
Larry Negrete, 48, of Anna, was sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony, and after admitted to a petition to revoke probation for the original sentence of unlawful purchase of methamphetamine precursors, a Class 3 felony.
James Cable, 46, of Indiana, was sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to obstructing justice, a Class 4 felony. He provided false information to a Union County Sheriff’s deputy during a February 2018 investigation.
Matthew Otten, 33, of Jonesboro, was sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of aggravated identity theft, a Class 3 felony. Otten was arrested in April 2018 by the Union County Sherriff’s office.