Mattoon woman violates three-year probation in car theft case

Posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 8:07 pm    

Illinois resident Abby Mingus, 32, was re-sentenced to 3 ½ years of imprisonment after violating her three year probation for stealing a vehicle in January 2014, the Journal Gazette and Times-Courier reported on June 15.

Her sentence included a provision that required her to attend a treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities program. However, Mingus was charged with retail theft for allegedly stealing merchandise from a Wal-Mart store in Charleston in October 2014, causing the court to re-sentence her for her prior conviction. Mingus was also charged with obstruction of justice and driving with a revoked or suspended license on May 7, 2015.

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