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Mississippi man sentenced for intimidation in Jackson Co, IL


A Mississippi man pleaded guilty to intimidation in Jackson County, Illinois on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Jason Lee Plasters, 32, will serve four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with a one year period of mandatory supervised release.

According to Jackson County State's Attorney, Michael C. Carr, on Sept. 28 the Carbondale Police Department received a report of threats made against a Mississippi Department of Family and Children Services worker who was traveling to Illinois to execute a custody order entered by the Youth Court of Harrison County, Mississippi.

The subject of the custody order was Plasters' newborn child, who was born at a Carbondale hospital.

According to court documents, while the victim was traveling to Illinois, Plasters' called her numerous times and left several voicemails of a threatening nature.

Court documents state Plasters' indicated to the victim that he knew where she and her family lived and that he would kill her and her family.

Plasters' had recently moved to Carbondale, Ill. and has an extensive criminal history in Mississippi and Florida.

The investigation was conducted by the Carbondale Police Department. Assistant State's Attorney Casey Bloodworth was responsible for the prosecution of this case.

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