A man from Quincy facing multiple charges was sentenced to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections as part of a negotiated plea deal.
Twenty-two-year-old Kerry D. Talburt II, pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated battery, unlawful possession with intent to deliver cannabis between 30 and 500 grams, controlled substance trafficking and unlawful possession with intent to deliver cannabis between 500 and 2,000 grams on Monday morning in Adams County Circuit Court. He also admitted to an appeal to revoke probation in a different 2015 case.
Talburt was sentenced to three years in prison by Judge Debra Wellborn for the aggravated battery charge in connection to a 2017 arrest.
Talburt was arrested on July 8 after police responded to 1005 Jersey on a report that a 30-year-old man was bitten in the face by a dog. Police said Talburt had gotten into an argument with his neighbor downstairs, and Talburt’s dog got loose and bit the man. Talburt was also accused of pushing his thumb in one of the man’s eyes.
He got a sentence to two years in prison for unlawful possession with intent to deliver cannabis between 30 and 500 grams regarding a November 20, 2017, arrest and also got a sentence to three years for admitting the probation violation.
Talburt was also sentenced by Wellborn to seven years each for the charges of controlled substance trafficking and unlawful possession with intent to deliver cannabis between 500 and 2,000 grams in connection with a December 31, 2017, arrest, where Talburt was alleged to have 516 Xanax pills in his possession. Those sentences will be served simultaneously.
Every other sentence will be served sequentially for a total of 15 years.
As part of the plea, more extreme charges, including home invasion, were dropped. Talburt will face more than 60 years in prison if convicted of all charges.
Talburt will be eligible for day-for-day credit for good behavior. He received credit for 193 days served in the Adams County Jail. He must pay $13,476 in restitution.