16-year-old charged as adult in Urbana carjacking
URBANA — The third of three young men accused of stealing an Urbana man's car at gunpoint last weekend has been arrested.
Trevoy Fonville, 16, who listed an address in the 3100 block of West Daniel Street, Champaign, was arrested Wednesday night in Champaign on a warrant that had been issued Monday charging him with aggravated vehicular hijacking.
Because a gun was used during the offense, Fonville faces a mandatory prison term of between 21 and 45 years in prison if convicted.
The Class X felony is one that triggers an automatic transfer to adult court for prosecution.
Fonville, Robert Brown, 17, of the 500 block of South Dodson Drive, Urbana, and Dawyn Kennedy, 16, of the 2700 block of East Illinois Street, Urbana, are all accused of stealing the 28-year-old man's car from him in the parking lot of the Phillips 66 gas station, 1511 E. Washington St., U, about 10:35 p.m. Friday.
After the man got out of his car, the three teens got in and drove off. The car was found about an hour later in the 1000 block of Lierman Avenue with Brown and Kennedy in it. When police tried to stop them, they got out and ran but were caught nearby.
Assistant State's Attorney Stephanie Weber said police believe that Fonville was the one who actually pointed the gun at the victim.
Assistant Public Defender Jamie Propps asked for a low bond for Fonville, who is a sophomore at the READY school and lives with a sister. Judge Richard Klaus left the bond at $200,000 and gave Fonville until June 21 to hire his own attorney if he's able.