Woman convicted on 3 counts

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VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — An area woman could face a decade in prison.

Sierra Gaines, 28, was convicted of two counts of class 2 felony aggravated battery to a police officer and one count class 4 felony of resisting a police officer causing injury.

Authorities saID Gaines was chasing a man when a Danville police officer tried to stop her. The officer was scratched, resulting in deep wounds to his face and eyes.

Gaines is scheduled to be sentenced March 16. She could be sentenced to probation or 3 – 7 years for each aggravated battery count and 1 – 3 years for resisting causing injury.

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