A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney:
MITCHELL KIRKSEY SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR AGGRAVATED POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARMS
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 32 year old Mitchell
Kirksey was sentenced to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of
Aggravated Possession of Stolen Firearms pursuant to a negotiated plea in front of the Honorable
Judge Prather on January 17, 2019.
In June of 2018, numerous firearms were reported missing from a McHenry residence.
An investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Mitchell Kirksey and a co-
defendant stole the firearms from a residence where they were staying.
The co-defendant’s case is still pending.
The case was investigated by members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office. This case was
prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Rita Gara.