Man Sentenced for Brutal Home Invasion

January 9 - Joseph Baca was sentenced to 9 years in DOC for a brutal 2016 home invasion. A jury found Baca guilty of numerous charges including kidnapping. He will serve 85% of his time for the serious violent offense. The morning of June 17, Baca armed with a sawed-off shotgun forced his way into the home of an 80 year old homeowner, tied her up and robbed her. He will serve four months in court ordered drug rehab before serving out his sentence. His accomplice, Amy Phelan was given three years probation after agreeing to testify against Baca.