A Rockford man received a sentence of 10 years in the Department of Corrections yesterday after he plead guilty to a drug offense in Ogle County.
34-year old Andre Hawkins had been arrested on the felony offense of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a church.
The incident took place on November 30th of last year. Heroin was involved in the transaction near a church in Byron.
Hawkins has prior felony convictions of unlawful possession of cocaine and theft. Both charges took place in Winnebago County.