URBANA — A man who admitted breaking into a shop in Campustown late last summer has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Antonio Gudino, 26, who listed an address in the Fountain Valley Mobile Home Park, south of Rantoul, pleaded guilty Monday before Judge Tom Difanis to the Sept. 17 burglary of Global Tobacco at 202 E. Green St., C.
Assistant State's Attorney Stephanie Weber said at 1:21 a.m. that day, a man broke the bottom half of the business' glass door and was captured on surveillance video rifling the business. He was unable to open the cash register, but took petty cash on a shelf as well as packages of "tobacco alternative."
The burglar was also captured on surveillance video from a nearby parking garage. A store employee recognized the man in the photos as a regular customer but didn't know his name. The surveillance photos were circulated among the law enforcement community and a correctional officer knew the man to be Gudino.
He was given credit for 105 days served in the county jail. An unrelated forgery charge was dismissed in return for his guilty plea.