Four Enter Guilty Pleas in Marion County CourtA 67-year-old Effingham man has been sentenced to 14 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty in Marion County Court to aggravated driving under the influence. Frank Pagliughi, also known as Frank Dubridge, of Franklin Street, was also ordered to complete one year mandatory supervised release and pay court costs. The time will be served concurrently with a three year prison term handed down to in Effingham County Court on a felony motor carrier law violation.
A 20-year-old Centralia man has pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery. DeWillis Moore of East Kerr admitted to attempting to strangle Kerri Smith in a March 30th incident. Moore was placed on four years probation and given credit for 138 days served in the Marion County Jail. A second count of domestic battery for the same offense was dropped as part of the plea.
A 33-year-old Centralia man has pleaded guilty to theft of $110 from the RollNUp convenience store in Centralia where he was employed. Michael Neff of North Morrison was placed on two years misdemeanor court supervision, fined $100 and cost, and ordered to pay the store $110 restitution. Centralia Police say Neff reportedly took the money by falsely voiding sales and keeping the cash.
22-year-old Nicole Erwin-Gaynar of Centralia has pleaded guilty to retail theft of $50 in gas from the Centralia Huck's Store. Erwin-Gaynar was placed on two year misdemeanor probation, fined $100, ordered to make $50 restitution, and make a $25 contribution to Crime Stoppers.
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