(MT. VERNON, IL) — Ten individuals were recently sentenced to prison as a result of pleading guilty to various offenses according to Jefferson County State’s Attorney Douglas R. Hoffman. They were 19 year old Christian Akers of Belle Rive for unlawful possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, 33 year old Cameal Derixson of Mt. Vernon for aggravated battery, 36 year old Anthony Garrison of Mt. Vernon for unlawful delivery of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a controlled substance, 23 year old Leon Kemmerling of Mt. Vernon for retail theft, 23 year old Andrew Lenington of Ewing for theft, 34 year old Ryan Pigg of Mt. Vernon for unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, 23 year old Zacerie Richardson of Mt. Vernon for unlawful delivery of methamphetamine, 37 year old Larry Sharp of Mt. Vernon for theft, 24 year old Johnny Thomas of Mt. Vernon for residential burglary, and 30 year old Nicole Thompson of Mt. Vernon for retail theft.