Arrest made in Quincy home invasion manhunt
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:03:52 GMT —
An arrest has been made in connection to a Monday home invasion and subsequent manhunt.
James D. Phillips, 18, has been arrested on home invasion and burglary charges.
According to State's Attorney Jon Barnard, Phillips appeared in Adams County Court Wednesday morning.
Bond was set at $75,000, ten percent to apply.
On the home invasion charge, a class X felony, he faces a mandatory jail sentence between six and thirty years. On the burglary charge, a class one felony, he faces a mandatory sentence of between four and fifteen years.
Phillips' next appearance will be Friday to determine if he will be assigned a public defender.
Quincy police say the home invasion at 9th and Locust was not random. The home was targeted by the two suspects.
A second arrest has not been announced by authorities at this time.
The second suspect's name has not been released.
A search that included a Special Response Team came to an end at the Illinois Veterans' Home on Monday leaving the two suspects still at large.
According to Lt. Jason Simmons with the Quincy Police Department, the suspects were possibly armed with a baseball bat and/or a gun.
Police described the two male suspects as being 18 to 22 years of age. At least one of the suspects is a white male. Police say one suspect was wearing a white shirt and the other was wearing a green shirt. One suspect has very short hair and the other has dark curly hair.
Stay with KHQA as more details become available.