Man Found Guilty of Armed Robbery and Battery Charges

WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- 44-year-old Kenneth Turner was found guilty of Armed Robbery and Battery of a Senior Citizen.

In March of 2009, Turner robbed Sims Jewelry in Downtown Rockford. He also slugged 71-year-old Curtis Sims three times with a gun, knocking Sims out.

Turner grabbed between $60,000 and $80,000 worth of jewelry.

He was arrested a short time later. Sentencing is scheduled for July 11th.

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