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      Accused Payson burglar to appear in court

      Derick Wewerka

      A Payson, Illinois man police say broke into a home to steal computer parts will now head to trial.

      Derick Wewerka, 33, pleaded not guilty to a residential burglary charge in Adams County Court.

      He faces a class 1 felony charge of residential burglary in connection to the May incident.

      Police say he broke into a Payson home through an unlocked window. The homeowner was not home.

      Authorities later recovered the items stolen from the house.

      Wewerka's trial starts October 14.

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