ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Ashley Whitehead, 36, has been indicted for Residential Burglary.
The Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross made the announcement on Wednesday.
On December 4, 2019 a resident from the independent living center Sienna on Brendenwood reported $500 was missing from their residence.
The resident indicated that they did not utilize any in-home services other than a housekeeper.
During the investigation, Rockford Police say they developed Ashley Whitehead as a suspect. The case was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office and charges were authorized.
Residential Burglary is a Class 1 Felony.
Sienna on Brendenwood’s community director, Stacy Hirsch, said Whitehead was a caregiver who was not employed by the facility, but was hired independently by another community member.
If convicted, Whitehead could face a sentencing range of 4-15 years Illinois Department of Corrections followed by 2 years of Mandatory Supervised Release.
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