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What is the sentence for bringing a cell phone to a prisoner

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What is the sentence for bringing a cell phone to a prisoner in a State penitentary?
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Sneaking in a cell phone to a prisoner is a class 1 felony under Illinois Stat 720 31A-1.1(c)(2)(xi). Here's a link to the statute:

The penalty for bringing in the contraband (cell phone) is a class 1 felony, which carries a penalty of 4 to 15 years in prison and up to $25,000 in fines.
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