Murphysboro man charged after home invasion | Crime
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - A Murphysboro man was charged Thursday, February 14 for home invasion, unlawful restraint, kidnapping and domestic violence.
According to Michael C. Carr, States Attorney for Jackson County, Richard E. Reiman, 50, was arrested on Wednesday evening, February 13 on a warrant. His bond is set at $500,000 and he is scheduled for a first appearance on Friday, February 15 at the courthouse in Murphysboro.
Carr said the information alleges that Reiman committed two home invasions by entering two Murphysboro homes while armed with a knife and he threatened the homeowners. The unlawful restraint alleges the Reiman held a homeowner with a knife.
Reiman is also charged with aggravated kidnapping by holding two people against their will while armed with a knife. He was charged with domestic battery for hitting a homeowner or family member and violation of a court order protection which prohibited contact with the family or homeowner.
The investigation was conducted by the Murphysboro Police Department and the Jackson County Sheriff's Department. A class X felony carries no less that a six year prison sentence and not more than 30 years.
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