Man gets probation for drug conviction

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A judge is giving a man a second chance after a drug conviction.

27-year-old Desmond Burries of Decatur will serve two years probation and perform 100 hours of community service instead of serving prison time.

Burries pleaded with the judge to stay out of prison, saying he takes care of his ailing mother.

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