Ethan S. Law

Ethan S. Law, 26, of Shelbyville was sentenced to 30 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections on Aug. 14, according to Shelby County State’s Attorney Gina Vonderheide.

Law was set for a jury trial on Sept. 9 on a stolen vehicle felony charge, but he pleaded guilty in Shelby County Court to other charges. He was sentenced after pleading guilty to a felony Possession of Methamphetamine in Shelby County case number 18-CF-109 and admitting to the allegations contained in a Petition to Revoke Probation in Shelby County case number 18-CF-99, a gun charge felony.

According to the State’s Attorney, Law was originally placed on two years of probation after he plead guilty to the offense of Defacing Identification on a Firearm on October 31, 2018.

A Petition to Revoke Probation was filed in Law’s case, due to the fact that while he was on probation, he committed the offenses of Methamphetamine Possession and failed to report to Probation and tested positive for drugs while on Probation.

He was charged with a firearm felony and meth possession in early October of 2018. He was then charged with a methamphetamine possession felony in early November of 2018.

In early June of 2019, he was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle. His probation was revoked and he was remanded to IDOC on August 14.

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