Worcester Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for 2013 Home Invasion

by | Apr 1, 2019 | Headlines, Crime, News

WORCESTER – A 34-year-old Worcester man was sentenced to 25 to 27 years in state prison on Monday after being found guilty in December of a 2013 home invasion.

According to the Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr., a superior court jury found Devon McLeod guilty on Dec. 21 of a home invasion on Aug. 29, 2013 at 2 Cohasset St.  

McLeod was seen coming out of a window at the Cohasset St. home and was arrested by Worcester Police. McLeod was found with $2,000 in cash and several bags of marijuana.

McLeod was a repeat offender.

Judge Anthony Campo imposed the sentence, which was recommended by Assistant District Attorney Timothy A. Westerman and attorneys representing McLeod.

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