Docket No. 109029.
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, Appellee, v.
ARTHUR R. MANNING, Appellant.
Opinion filed February 3, 2011.
JUSTICE GARMAN delivered the judgment of the court, with
Justices Thomas and Theis concurred in the judgment and opinion.
Chief Justice Kilbride specially concurred, with opinion.
Justice Karmeier specially concurred, with opinion.
Justice Freeman dissented, with opinion, joined by Justice Burke.
Following a jury trial in the circuit court of Du Page County,
defendant, Arthur R. Manning, was convicted of one count of
possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (720 ILCS
570/401(a)(2)(A) (West 2004)) and one count of possession of a
controlled substance (720 ILCS 570/402(c) (West 2004)). He was
sentenced to concurrent prison terms of 11 years and 3 years,
respectively. The appellate court affirmed defendant’s convictions and
sentences. No. 2–07–0846 (unpublished order under Supreme Court