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Press Release-Antwon D Smith Jury Trial


Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

January 23rd, 2019

State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross

 

Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announces that on January 22nd, 2019, Antwon D. Smith (D.O.B. 12/22/1979) was found guilty of Home Invasion, Conspiracy to Commit Home Invasion, Residential Burglary, Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Resisting an Officer after a jury trial in front of the Honorable Judge Brendan Maher. 

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On June 14th, 2018, Officers from the South Beloit, Roscoe, and Rockton Police Departments, as well as Deputies from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the 14000 Block of Prairie Commons Lane in South Beloit for a reported home invasion.  Upon arrival, Officers met with the adult male resident who stated he was confronted by three masked adult males who pushed their way into his home and demanded money. Detectives conducted an investigation, and the defendant, Antwon Smith was identified as one of the suspects.  The investigation was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office and Smith was indicted by a Grand Jury.

Home Invasion is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

Conspiracy to Commit Home Invasion is a Class 1 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 4-15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by two years of Mandatory Supervised Release. The defendant is eligible for an extended term of up to 30 years in prison for this offense.

 Residential Burglary is a Class 1 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 4-15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by two years of Mandatory Supervised Release. The defendant is eligible for an extended term of up to 30 years in prison for this offense.

Possession of a Stolen Firearm is a Class 2 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 3-7 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by two years of Mandatory Supervised Release. The defendant is eligible for an extended term of 3-14 years in prison for this offense.

Resisting or Obstructing a Peace Officer is a Class A Misdemeanor that is punishable by a sentence of probation or up to a year in the Winnebago County Jail.

 

Smith is scheduled to be back in court at 9:00am on January 25th, 2019, in front of the Honorable Judge Brendan Maher in Courtroom D at the Winnebago County Criminal Justice Center.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:

Alternative Justice & Outreach Coordinator

Katie Zimmerman

815-319-4725

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