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Ohio, Ill. woman sentenced to 5 years for delivery of controlled substance

An Ohio, Ill. woman was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for a class 1 felony of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance Nov. 7.

Eva K. Hopson, 36, pled guilty in Bureau County court to the charges stemming from events that took place April 28.

In April, a confidential source working with the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team made arrangements to purchase narcotics from Hopson.

The confidential source and an agent for Tri-DENT, who was working in an undercover capacity, met with Hopson in the parking lot of a church in Van Orin.

Hopson delivered a substance that was confirmed by the Illinois State Crime Lab to contain fentanyl to the agent. This delivery took place within 500 feet of real property comprising a church.

Hopson was represented by Public Defender Ray Nolasco. The case was prosecuted by State’s Attorney Thomas Briddick and heard by Judge James Andreoni.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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