Class 4 Felony in Illinois Definition
Class 4 Felonies in Illinois are considered the least serious of the felony-level offenses. Class 2 felonies in Illinois include felony DUI, assault, stalking, and some drug possession including 30 grams, but less than 500 grams of marijuana.
Some common crimes that fall within the Class 4 Felony classification in Illinois are: computer fraud, unauthorized prescription form, eavesdropping, false fire alarm, looting, mob action, financial exploitation of elderly/disabled, obstructing justice, cyberstalking, stalking, aiding and abetting child abduction, luring of a minor, unlawful restraint, hate crime, possession of burglary tools, bigamy, grooming, distribution of harmful material, draft card mutilation, patronizing a prostitute, sexual conduct or contact with an animal, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, change orders, criminal sexual abuse, failure to report the death or disappearance of a child under 13 years of age, unlawful possession of handguns, unlawful stringing of birds, and many more.
Penalty for a Class 4 Felony in Illinois
Class 4 felony in Illinois requires a minimum prison term of one year and/or a fine of up to $25,000. The prison sentence for a Class 4 felony in Illinois would be administered by the Illinois Department of Corrections.
The penalty for a Class 4 Felony in Illinois will vary based on your case and is determined by the judge. The courts (judges and jury) can apply the maximum penalty available within each felony charge, the minimum or a combination of a punishments.