A Ramsey man has been sentenced to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for unlawful possession of weapons by a felon. 30 year old Derek Trumbold was sentenced on May 4th for the incident. Shelby County State’s Attorney Nichole Kroncke says that the charge carries a sentencing range of 3 to 14 years in prison.
Trumbold was arrested on January 23rd, 2022 after law enforcement responded to a domestic disturbance in Oconee. During the incident, Trumbold broke a picture window and opened a pocket knife and threw it at the victim. Trumbold then fled; damaging property and kicking holes in the wall. He was charged with possession of a dangerous knife with the intent to use it unlawfully against another, after having been convicted of the offense of aggravated battery, a forcible felony.
Turmbold was on parole when the offense occurred and has remained in custody since his arrest. Kroncke thanked the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office for their work on the case.