Burglary plea brings probation

Burglary plea brings probation

URBANA — A Rantoul teen who admitted breaking in to a business in the village has been sentenced to two years of probation and home detention.

Jose Villegas, 18, of the 1100 block of Englewood Drive, pleaded guilty earlier this week to burglary before Champaign County Judge Harry Clem.

Villegas admitted that on March 13, he broke into the Sol Azteca Mexican Restaurant at 405 S. Century Blvd.

His sentence included restitution of $3,000 and 90 days in jail, to be served under electronic home detention. He was also ordered to perform 30 hours of public service.

In exchange for his plea, another charge alleging that he broke into a home on Magnolia Lane in Rantoul on March 22 was dismissed.

Assistant State's Attorney Claire Sharples-Brooks said Villegas had no prior convictions.

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