Union County State's Attorney's Office

Elco Man Sentenced to 18 years for Home Invasion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 4, 2013

Elco Man Sentenced to 18 years for Home Invasion

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Jeremy Westmoreland (DOB 06-09-1988) of Elco has been sentenced to eighteen (18) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on one (1) count of Home Invasion, a Class X Felony.  In April 2012 Westmoreland, acting with another individual, entered a residence in rural Union County while armed with a knife.  Westmoreland threatened the property owner and took a number of items from the home.  Westmoreland was arrested in July 2012 following an investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833-5500 for any available booking photographs.

Union County State's Attorney's Office