Vermilion County Assistant State's Attorney under investigation
Monday, information was brought to the Vermilion County State's Attorney regarding the actions of an employee of the office.
The information came to light after an investigation by Illinois State Police.
After further investigation the Vermilion County State's Attorney contacted the United States Attorney's Office about what was discovered.
The Vermilion County State's Attorney's Office tells us the employee in question is an assistant state's attorney and the office is fully cooperating with the joint investigation.
No details have been given yet on exactly what the assistant state's attorney is being investigated for.
The FBI declined to comment on the investigation.