Bill Kennedy

Rich Egger

Former Macomb Police Officer Bill Kennedy of Blandinsville has been sentenced to 180 days in the McDonough County Jail. He also had to pay about $20,000 in restitution and court fees.

Kennedy, age 35, pleaded guilty to a Class 3 Felony charge of theft under $300.

TSPR's Rich Egger

Bill Kennedy's court hearing Monday was pushed back until October 22 . He's  charged with forgery and state benefits fraud.

McDonough County Sheriff's Department

Macomb Patrol Officer Bill Kennedy is charged with Forgery and State Benefit Fraud.