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McInness sentenced to prison

PRINCETON — A rural Walnut man has been sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to the Class 2 felony of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, heroin.

Prior to his Oct. 29 sentencing hearing, Travis J. McInness, 31, agreed to take a 10-year prison sentence for the Class 2 felony.

McInness had pleaded guilty to the felony on Sept. 17 in Bureau County Court.

In addition to the prison sentence, McInness was also ordered to pay fines, fees and court costs totaling $1,717 within two years of his release from prison.

McInness was given credit for time served from his arrest on April 24 to Oct. 28.

McInness was represented in court by Public Defender Michael Henneberry. Prosecuting the case was State’s Attorney Patrick Herrmann. Associate Circuit Judge C.J. Hollerich presided over the case.

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