The former police chief in Silex has been sentenced to five years probation for using $3,000 from the city to pay off a personal loan. Ex-chief Steve Wilson has been ordered to pay back the money. His wife, Sandra, and former Village Chairman, James Lenk, pleaded guilty to the stealing charges. Lenk git a five year suspended sentence. Mrs. Wilson also got five year probatlion. Lenk and Mrs. Wilson have repaid more than $6,300.