After turning down 15-year sentence in plea deal, Quincy man now could get as many 25 years in prison for burglaries, weapons offenses

QUINCY — After refusing last week to accept a 15-year sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections in exchange for guilty pleas to five burglary charges, Zachary Laffey reached a new plea deal and stunningly agreed Wednesday to guilty pleas on even more charges which could lead to a sentence of as many as 25…

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Quincy man facing burglary charges agrees to 15-year sentence as part of plea, then changes mind

QUINCY — A Quincy man scheduled to accept to a plea agreement Tuesday afternoon in Adams County Circuit Court changed his mind. Zachary Laffey, 28, appeared before Judge John Wooleyhan with public defender Vanessa Pratt. Todd Eyler, Adams County assistant state’s attorney, told Wooleyhan an agreement had been reached for Laffey to plead guilty to…

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Five Quincyans arrested after investigation into multiple reports of burglaries

QUINCY — Five Quincy residents were arrested and lodged in the Adams County Jail last week after an investigation of multiple reports of burglaries to storage units and residences in Adams County since April. Tools, electronics and firearms were among the items reported missing after the various burglaries. Several suspects were developed during the investigation…

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