Two Illinois men face charges for armed robbery, residential burglary, and other crimes after allegedly participating in looting activities last summer, according to an article by The Pantagraph.
This incident allegedly occurred on July 12, 2020 in Normal, Illinois. That is when the two men in question — plus a third, unidentified male — apparently broke into a victim’s home and brandished a handgun. After striking the victim and stealing property, the perpetrators fled the scene.
As a result of their alleged participation in this incident, the two Illinois men in question face numerous criminal charges. In order to understand the potential criminal consequences at play, it will be necessary to review the Illinois penalties for armed robbery, residential burglary, burglary, and mob action.
Armed Robbery Penalties in Illinois
Illinois law at 720 ILCS 5/18-2 clarifies the state penalties for armed robbery offenses. Under this section, armed [...]