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Two Sentenced in White County to State Prison in Unrelated Cases

CARMI – An Albion man was sentenced in White County Court Monday to six years and nine months in state prison for Unlawful Use of Property, a Class 2 felony.

According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, 33-year-old Austin Hulett will also serve one year of mandatory supervised release.

Hulett was arrested by the White County Sheriff’s Department on Oct. 19 of this year. He was using his vehicle to assist in possession methamphetamine.

A Carmi man was also sentenced in White County Court Monday to state prison on a gun charge and got probation on a drug charge.

According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, 20-year-old Darryl Buckman was sentenced to eight years in prison and will have to serve one year of mandatory supervised release for Aggravated Unlawful Possession of Stolen Firearms, a Class 1 felony.

Buckman was also given four years’ probation for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis, a Class 1 felony.

Aud says the probation was ordered to run consecutive to when he is released from the state prison. Buckman was also recommended to participate in the Illinois Department of Corrections’ Impact Incarceration Program (“Boot Camp”).

Buckman was ordered to pay a fine of $1,000, a street value fine of $2,000, and a contribution to the local anti-crime program of $500. He was also ordered to perform 150 hours of public service work.

Buckman was arrested following the execution of a search warrant at his home on Nov. 12 of this year by the Carmi Police Department with assistance from the White County Sheriff’s Department.