(720 ILCS 5/19-5)
(from Ch. 38, par. 19-5)
Criminal fortification of a residence or building.
person commits the offense of criminal fortification of a residence or
building when, with the intent to prevent the lawful entry of a law
enforcement officer or another, he maintains a residence or building in a
fortified condition, knowing that such residence or building is used for the
manufacture, storage, delivery, or trafficking of cannabis, controlled
substances, or methamphetamine as defined in the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, or the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act.
(b) "Fortified condition" means preventing or impeding entry through the
use of steel doors, wooden planking, crossbars, alarm systems, dogs, or
other similar means.
(c) Sentence. Criminal fortification of a residence or building is a
Class 3 felony.
(d) This Section does not apply to the fortification of a residence or building used in the manufacture of methamphetamine as described in Sections 10 and 15 of the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-556, eff. 9-11-05.)