2 Illinois Teens Steal Vehicles and Crash Into a House
Two teens went on a crime spree through the city over the weekend, and now they're both in serious trouble with law enforcement.
Police Called When Stolen Vehicle Crashes Into Rockford House
According to a press release from the Rockford Police Department, officers responded to a report of a vehicle crash into a home in the 1500 block of Huffman Boulevard around 12 noon on Saturday (6/4).
Two suspects reportedly fled from the crashed vehicle, and about an hour later at 12:55 pm, the suspects were located and arrested at N. Rockton Avenue and Bruce Street.
After further investigation, officers learned that the same two suspects allegedly stole another vehicle earlier in the day, which was located, unoccupied, in the 600 block of N. Court Street. -Rockford Police Department
Both of the teens are currently in custody at the Winnebago County Juvenile Detention Center.
The charges against the two teens from the Winnebago County State's Attorney's Office are:
- Juvenile Male, 16, Rockford
- Criminal Trespass to a Vehicle
- Juvenile Male, 14, Rockford
- Possession of a Stolen Auto (2 counts)
- Criminal Damage to Property (3 counts)
- Hit and Run
- Various Traffic Offenses
Rockford Police said in the press release that "with any and all investigations, there may be additional charges and arrests."
Anyone who does have information about this incident can contact the Rockford Police Department on their Twitter or Facebook page. You can also call 815-966-2900.
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Anonymous tips can also be called into Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.