Charleston, Mo. man sentenced to prison for aggravated DUI
Union County state’s attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced Dec. 15 that Travis A. Williams of Charleston, Mo. has been sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on one count of aggravated driving a vehicle while under the influence, a class 2 felony.
Williams will also serve a two year period of mandatory supervised release (formerly known as parole).
Williams was arrested for DUI by Illinois State Police on Dec. 16, 2015, following a traffic stop on interstate I-57 southbound, milepost 38 in Union County.
The DUI charge was elevated based on Williams having committed a violation of a subsection of Section 11-501 or a similar provision for the fourth time. The case was prosecuted by assistant state’s attorney Daniel Klingemann.