IL man sentenced 3 years in prison for stealing power tools from - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

IL man sentenced 3 years in prison for stealing power tools from employer

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

The Jackson County State’s Attorney announced Thursday that on December 6 Kenneth Carson, 32, was sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections for theft.

In June of 2016, Carson pawned several items including saws, an impact driver and a gas-powered blower to Midwest Cash in Carbondale.

These items were identified as stolen by Carson’s employer. Carson did not have authorization to be in possession of his employer’s property.

The total value of the property Carson possessed without authorization exceeded $500. Subsequently, on August 31, Carson was charged with the criminal offense of theft.

On December 6, Carson pleaded guilty and entered into a plea agreement that included he serve 3 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. He will serve a one year period of mandatory supervised release upon his release from the Department of Corrections.

The investigation was conducted by the Murphysboro Police Department. Assistant State’s Attorney Rebecca Blomer was responsible for the prosecution of the case.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2016 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Carbondale tames alcohol laws during eclipse weekend

    Carbondale tames alcohol laws during eclipse weekend

    Thursday, August 17 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-08-18 02:03:00 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    As part of kicking off eclipse festivities the city of Carbondale is allowing the open carry of alcoholic beverages in a specific area downtown.

    As part of kicking off eclipse festivities the city of Carbondale is allowing the open carry of alcoholic beverages in a specific area downtown.

  • KY Emergency Management activated for solar eclipse

    KY Emergency Management activated for solar eclipse

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-08-18 01:44:30 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    The Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) will activate the State Emergency Operations Center in Frankfort and a Regional Response Coordination Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky for the August 21st solar eclipse.

    The Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) will activate the State Emergency Operations Center in Frankfort and a Regional Response Coordination Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky for the August 21st solar eclipse.

  • Jury convicts TN man for 2016 murder

    Jury convicts TN man for 2016 murder

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-08-18 01:24:24 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    On Thursday, August 17, a jury in Fulton County issued a guilty verdict in the October 1, 2016 murder of Mark Williams.

    On Thursday, August 17, a jury in Fulton County issued a guilty verdict in the October 1, 2016 murder of Mark Williams.

Powered by Frankly