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Man steals car from Peoria County, invades woman's home near Lewistown: police

LEWISTOWN, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

A Springfield man faces numerous charges after he allegedly stole a car out of Peoria County and forcibly entered a woman's house near Lewistown. 

The Fulton County Sheriff's Office said Joshua Hennessey, 39, stole a car out of Peoria County on July 3 and headed westbound on County Highway 14 near Lewistown. While en route on the call, police got another call about a man who entered a house on Roddis Road, just off the county highway. A woman inside called 911 and got away from the man. 

Deputies arrested Hennessey in a bedroom of the house. He was charged with unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, residential burglary and resisting a peace officer. Bond was set at $50,000.

Hennessey was on parole from the Illinois Department of Corrections. 

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