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Press Release-Daniel Feliciano Jury Trial


Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

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PRESS RELEASE

May 23rd, 2019

State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross

 

Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announces that on May 22nd, 2019, Daniel Feliciano (D.O.B. 2/19/1988) was found guilty of Armed Habitual Criminal, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon and Obstructing Identification after a jury trial in front of the Honorable Judge Randy Wilt.

 

On April 23rd, 2017, at approximately 10:00pm, Rockford Police Officers were called to the 1100 Block of Irving Avenue in reference to a subject with a gun. Upon arrival, Officers saw a man, later identified as the defendant, Daniel Feliciano, standing outside a residence at 1107 Irving Avenue. When police approached the residence, Feliciano began to walk away from officers to the south of the residence.  A black handgun was located along the path the defendant was walking. Officers made contact with the defendant and he gave police a different name.  Officers also located firearm ammunition on Feliciano’s person.

 

Armed Habitual Criminal 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.

Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon is a Class 2 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 3-14 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by two years of Mandatory Supervised Release.  The defendant is eligible for Class X Felony sentencing of 6-30 years in the Department of Corrections for this offense.

 Obstructing Identification is a Class A Misdemeanor that is punishable by up to one year in the Winnebago County Jail or probation.

 

Feliciano is scheduled to appear in front of the Honorable Judge Wilt at 9:00am on June 28th, 2019 in Courtroom 478.

 

CONTACT PERSON:

Alternative Justice & Outreach Coordinator

Katie Zimmerman

815-319-4725

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