On The Record
November 24, 2021
Craig Burns Sentenced
On November 10, 2021, Craig Burns of Hanover, Illinois, was sentenced by Judge Kevin Ward to two years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of Aggravated Fleeing/Eluding, which is a Class 4 Felony. Burns had previously pled guilty to the offense.
This charge resulted from a pursuit on August 28, 2020, in rural Galena and Elizabeth after Burns failed to stop for officers. Burns fled at a high rate of speed, passing numerous motorists illegally, before he was apprehended in Hanover, Illinois.
This sentence shall be followed by one year of Mandator...