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A man who battered a female acquaintance in Gardner in September was sentenced in Grundy County last week.

Jeremiah Embry, 29, of Chatsworth, pled guilty to domestic battery, a class 4 felony and was sentenced to 3 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Once released from the Illinois Department of Corrections, Embry must serve a four year period of parole.

Embry had previously been convicted of aggravated domestic battery, a class 2 felony from Livingston County in 2018.

Embry was serving a period of 24 months of probation at the time of the Grundy County offense.