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Woman gets prison time for Coles County methamphetamine conviction
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Woman gets prison time for Coles County methamphetamine conviction

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CHARLESTON — A woman serving a prison term for a methamphetamine conviction from Douglas County had time added to her sentence when she admitted also having the drug in Coles County.

Priscilla A. Martinez, 31, of Romeoville, pleaded guilty to a charge accusing her of having methamphetamine found during a traffic stop near Coles County Memorial Airport on Feb. 6.

With the agreement reached, other charges were dismissed and Martinez was sentenced to a year in prison.

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That was ordered to run consecutively to the three-year sentence she received last month in Douglas County, when she admitted having methamphetamine there on June 13.

The dismissed charges included possession of a controlled substance that accused her of having heroin found during a traffic stop in Charleston on Jan. 4.

Also dismissed was a methamphetamine possession charge accusing Martinez of also having the drug in Charleston on Feb. 29.

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Coles County Circuit Judge James Glenn imposed the sentence, accepting the terms of a plea agreement that Assistant State’s Attorney Nathanael Harsy and Public Defender Anthony Ortega recommended.

The man who reports indicate was driving the vehicle during the Feb. 6 traffic stop was charged with driving while license revoked.

Bradley J. Hildebrand, 20, whose address on record is in Chicago, didn’t appear at a court hearing in August and remains at-large.


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Dave Fopay is a reporter for the JG-TC who covers Coles County, the local court system, Charleston schools and more.

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