WJBD Radio


Now Playing

Local News

WJBD - Local News - Walnut Hill Woman Dropped From Drug Court, Sentenced to Prison

Walnut Hill Woman Dropped From Drug Court, Sentenced to Prison

By Bruce Kropp, WJBD News

A 28-year-old Walnut Hill woman has been sentenced to one year and six months in prison after failing the Marion County Court Drug Court program.  

Elizabeth McNeil of Bernard Road in Walnut Hill had pleaded guilty to a petition to revoke her probation on a possession of a controlled substance charge to get admitted to drug court.  She had been in the Marion County Jail on sanctions of not participating in a focus group, failure to appear for drug testing, and then testing positive for drugs the following day prior to being removed from the drug court program on Friday.  

McNeil will have to complete one year of mandatory release when getting released from prison.  Fines in the case were also reassessed.

See other LocalNews news:

Salem Township Hospital Receives Top Rating From Federal Agency
Salem Hospital Board Approves Purchase of New Cat Scan Unit
Salem Hospital Board Says Goodbye To Doctor; Interviews for Presidents Job
New Illinois Schools Chief Says Funding Fix Could Take Years
Fatal Metropolis Police Shooting Deemed Justified

Loyal Listener Club

Club Login

Follow Us At

This Site logo