Crime & Courts

Bolingbrook man found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm stemming from Aug. 31 Spring Valley incident

McCoy will be sentenced Jan. 19

The Bureau County Courthouse, built in 1937, is at 700 S. Main St. in Princeton.

A 34-year-old Bolingbrook man was found guilty Wednesday of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon following a jury trial.

The charges against Quincy L. McCoy stem from events that took place Aug. 31 in Spring Valley.

The charges are a class 2 felony, which is punishable with 3 to 7 years in prison. McCoy is scheduled for sentencing Wednesday, Jan. 19.

McCoy was defended by Assistant Public Defender Eric May and prosecuted by First Assistant State’s Attorney Thomas Briddick. Judge James Andreoni presided over the case.