Rockford man found guilty of home invasion, domestic battery

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Sergio Puentes, 37, of Rockford, was found guilty of the charges of Home Invasion, Aggravated Domestic Battery, and Aggravated Battery on Thursday for a crime that occurred on September 16th, 2017.

According to police reports, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 1200 block of Fisher Road in South Beloit for a home invasion, where they found Puentes and a woman standing in the driveway. Deputies say they saw Puentes drag the woman by the arm toward a motorcycle and hit her.

Police say another victim, a male, was found inside the house. During the course of the investigation, officers determined that Puentes had kicked in the door and attacked both people inside the house.

Puentes faces up to 30 years in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on December 14th.

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