Man Jailed For Two Decades for Armed Violence

A Cairo Illinois man was given a twenty year prison sentence. The man was identified as 38 year-old Ronald Andrew Hill.  Once his prison term ends he will have to serve either3 years to life of mandatory supervised release.  He was sentenced on two counts of armed violence and one count of armed habitual criminal.  He was convicted by a jury after a three day trial in March. He was arrested following a traffic stop in August of last year. Police say, Hill was in possession of a loaded handgun, cannabis and a controlled substance.

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