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Burglary case now part of drug court

Published: Thursday, April 18, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:08 p.m. CST

DIXON – The criminal case of a Big Rock woman who is accused of breaking into homes in Amboy and Mendota has been moved to Lee County drug court, where proceedings are not public.

Josephine Emmons, 18, is charged with residential burglary and theft. Police say she and another person broke into an Amboy home in January and stole money and jewelry.

Police also tied the pair to a Mendota burglary, they said.

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