Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018
December 4th, 2018
State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross
Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announces that Jefferey Primm (D.O.B. 10/7/1957) was sentenced to a total of 16 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by the Honorable Judge Randy Wilt. The defendant will also be on Mandatory Supervised Release for four years once he is released from prison. Primm pled guilty to Aggravated Battery to a Child and Aggravated Domestic Battery in front of Judge Wilt in court today.
In August of 2015, Rockford City Police Detectives started investigating after a victim came forward, with multiple complaints of abuse that they had suffered by the defendant, Jefferey Primm. The victim reported that on several occasions, Primm physically abused not only her, but two children as well. The abuse occurred at multiple locations in Winnebago County from as far back as 2013.
Aggravated Domestic Battery is a Class 2 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 3-7 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by four years of Mandatory Supervised Release. The defendant was sentenced to seven years in prison on each of the two counts he pled guilty to. The sentences will run consecutively and will be served at 85%.
Aggravated Battery to a Child is a Class 3 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 2-5 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by one year of Mandatory Supervised Release. The defendant was sentenced to two years in prison on this charge. The sentence will run consecutively to the other sentences and will be served at 50%. The defendant will also be required to register as a Violent Offender Against Youth.
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