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Aledo Walmart worker pleads guilty to drug charge

Tara Speck photo from Mercer County Jail

Tara Speck photo from Mercer County Jail

One of four Aledo Walmart pharmacy workers facing drug and forgery charges has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.

Tara Speck, 57, of Monmouth, Illinois was sentenced to 24 months of probation, $2,000 in fines and 30 hours of community service as part of the agreement reached June 3, 2014.

Speck, along with Robert Osborn, 45, of Rock Island, Illinois; Paul DeWilde, 76, of Silvis, Illinois and Laura Diehl, 52, of Aledo, was charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance and one count of forgery after a months-long internal investigation by the company.

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Court records show Speck pleaded guilty Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Mercer County Court to one count of felony possession of a controlled substance and one count of misdemeanor insurance fraud.  A felony forgery charge was dismissed as part of the agreement.

Osborn, DeWilde and Diehl were still awaiting trial.

 

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