Man Recently in Cook County Prison Sentenced in White County for Vehicle Theft

Man Recently in Cook County Prison Sentenced in White County for Vehicle Theft

WHITE COUNTY – A man, who was most recently in prison out of Cook County, was sentenced in White County Court Wednesday to the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) for stealing a vehicle and obstruction justice.

According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, 31-year-old Jessie Catchings was sentenced to five years in IDOC and will serve one year of mandatory supervised released for Possession of Stolen Vehicle, a Class 2 felony.

Catchings will also serve five years in IDOC for Obstructing Justice, a Class 4 felony.

Aud said Catchings was arrested by the White County Sheriff’s Department in September following a traffic stop while being in possession of a stolen vehicle, Catchings furnished false information at the time to the officer.

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