You need to contact attorneys in IL and see if sealing and expungement is possible there for this charge.
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You've detailed a fine question; sadly you've posted it in a forum where you are extremely unlikely to get a competent answer. While there are usually some common denominators, laws and procedures are particular to a given State / jurisdiction.
If you repost this question and, instead of listing your location as "Navarre, FL" you list your location as "___________, IL", then Illinois lawyers (as opposed to FL lawyers) will see your question and you are more likely to get a competent answer.
I hope that this has been helpful and wish you the best of luck!
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