CHAMPAIGN, IL. (ECWd) –
Joseph Meents, former Champaign County Supervisor of Assessments appeared in Circuit Court on December 12, 2017, for a hearing to consider a Motion for Continuance.
He appeared in person with Counsel, and Champaign County Circuit Judge Roger Webber granted the Motion with a pretrial conference scheduled for February 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
Meents was originally charged on September 18, 2017, with EIGHT Counts of Official Misconduct / Obtaining a Personal Advantage for his alleged use of a county credit card while he was employed as the [interim] Supervisor of Assessments. The State Statute used was the Illinois Criminal Code, 720 ILCS 5/33-3(A)(3). State of Illinois vs. MEENTS JOSEPH M – 2017CF001314
Meents entered a Pleas of Not Guilty on October 19, 2017 and posted personal Recognizance Bond.