ROCKFORD - A Beloit man was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison for a home invasion and assault in a South Beloit home in 2017.

Sergio L. Puentes, 38, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for home invasion and two years in prison for aggravated battery. He was found guilty during a jury trial on Oct. 3, 2018 in Winnebago County Circuit Court.

Winnebago County Sheriff's deputies were called to a home on Fisher Road in South Beloit on Sept. 16, 2017. Deputies observed Puentes dragging an injured woman towards a motorcycle outside the home. Inside the home they found an injured man.