Investigation Leads to an Arrest Regarding Witness Tampering & Bribery
After a lengthy investigation by the Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old, Sharona S Mondy of Pembroke Township, IL, was arrested for Bribery (Class 2 Felony), Obstructing Justice/Induce Witness (Class 4 Felony) and the Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Class 4 Felony).
Mondy is alleged to have offered a bribe to a witness in regards to an on-going case involving her live-in boyfriend in hopes that the witness would recant an official statement made during the initial investigation.
“As the County Sheriff, it is incumbent upon us to express our unwavering commitment to upholding the integrity of the Criminal Justice System. We hold this institution in the highest regard, and any allegations of tampering with its sanctity are treated with the utmost seriousness. We are resolute in our intention to hold Ms. Mondy accountable for her actions, sending a clear message that any attempts to disrupt our justice system will not be tolerated. In the pursuit of justice, we stand firm, ensuring that the principles that underpin our legal system remain steadfast and unyielding,” said Sheriff Mike Downey.