Jonesboro woman sentenced on DUI charge

JONESBORO, IL. (WJPF) – A Jonesboro woman has been sentenced to three years in state prison on a DUI charge.

53-year-old Judy McCann-Stearns pleaded guilty to one felony count of Aggravated Driving While Under the Influence.

According to the Union County State’s Attorney’s Office, McCann-Stearns was arrested in November 2018 after she drove her vehicle at high rate of speed on Route 127 with a passenger in the vehicle and then crashed the vehicle into a ditch.

An investigation was conducted by the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

This was McCann-Stearn’s fourth conviction for DUI.