UPDATE: Man Sentenced for Attempted Residential Burglary

UPDATE: A Rockford man has been sentenced for Attempted Residential Burglary.

31-year-old Jeremy Tyus of Rockford was sentenced to 13 years in prison after being found guilty after a jury trial in June.

Tyus has served 253 days in jail.

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Just before 10:00 a.m. on December 12, Rockford Police responded to the 1600 block of Chelsea in regards to an attempted burglary.

The owner of the residence told police that a man had attempted to gain entry into his home by forcing the door open.

After an investigation, 30-year-old Jeremy Tyus of Rockford was arrested for Attempted Residential Burglary.

Tyus is currently on parole for Residential Burglary.