Bryant Hitchings in the News

Man absent from court gets prison for selling cocaine

According to Assistant State's Attorney Bryant Hitchings, who prosecuted, Julian C. Portis was arrested during an undercover police operation during which he sold about three-tenths of an ounce of crack cocaine.

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2nd suspect in meth case gets prison

The judge imposed the sentence by accepting the terms of the plea agreement that Assistant State's Attorney Bryant Hitchings and Public Defender Anthony Ortega recommended.

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Man admits having meth materials, gets 13-year sentence

Coles County Circuit Judge Teresa Righter imposed the sentence by accepting the plea agreement, which Assistant State's Attorney Bryant Hitchings and defense attorney Duane Deters recommended.

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Man gets prison followed by probation for meth conviction

Shick also ordered about $3,200 in fines in the sentence, which the judge based on recommendations from Assistant State's Attorney Bryant Hitchings and defense attorney Todd Reardon recommended.

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Man gets 8 years in prison for heroin offense

Wilford was deemed eligible and defense attorney Ron Tulin recommended that as part of a probation sentence. Assistant State's Attorney Bryant Hitchings asked for a nine-year prison sentence, the maximum to which he agreed when Wilford pleaded guilty.

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Doctor gets prison, probation for drug convictions

Assistant State's Attorney Bryant Hitchings argued for prison time for both offenses, specifically the three-year total to which he agreed as the maximum in exchange for Dearnbarger's guilty plea.

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Jury convicts man of meth offenses, fleeing from police

State’s Attorney Brian Bower and Assistant State’s Attorney Bryant Hitchings prosecuted the case and Public Defender Lonnie Lutz represented Hollgarth.

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