East Moline police have arrested three teenage suspects in connection with a string of burglaries according to news release from the department.
Jesse Hurtado, 19, of East Moline, and Nathaniel Stiner, 18, also of East Moline, have been charged with two counts of residential burglary and one count of burglary to motor vehicle. Mr. Stiner also also been charged with one count of burglary to school property.
The two were in the Rock Island County Jail on Tuesday night, Mr. Hurtado on two $40,000 bonds and Mr. Stiner on a $40,000 bond and a $50,000 bond. They made their initial court appearances Friday; next appearances are scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday.
The third suspect, a 16-year-old juvenile, was charged in juvenile court Tuesday. He is being held at the Mary Davis Juvenile Detention Center, according to East Moline police.
Officers charged the three teens after investigating multiple burglaries in East Moline. The teens are accused of burglarizing a residence in the 4000 block of 4th Street A, a residence in the 400 block of 35th Avenue, a vehicle in the 400 block of 41st Avenue and a building at United Township High School.
Detectives have recovered a majority of the stolen property, according to the news release, and the investigation is continuing.
According to the release, the investigation also was carried out by Moline police, with separate charges expected to be filed against both Mr. Hurtado and Mr. Stiner by the Moline department. No further details were available from Moline police Tuesday night.
Today is Monday, March 10, the 69th day of 2014. There are 296 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: Numerous counterfeiters are around, taking advantage of the influx of currency to pass their worthless trash. 1889 -- 125 years ago: J.J. Reimers, secretary and treasurer of the Rock Island Lumber and Manufacturing Co., on behalf of that firm, contributed $500 toward construction of a new Methodist church. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Samuel Ryerson, county recorder, was re-elected president of the 19th District of Knights of Pythias. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Three condemnation suits have been filed by the city of Rock Island to acquire property needed for an approach to the Rock Island-Davenport bridge, which has been under construction since March 6. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Plans for an eight-story Sheraton Inn in downtown Rock Island were announced today at a luncheon meeting at the Gay Nineties sponsored by the Rock Island Chamber of Commerce. Cost of the structure is estimated at $2.5 million. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Representatives of the Hardee's Golf Classic and tournament sponsor Hardee's Food Systems may meet next week with PGA Tour Commissioner Deane Beman to discuss a possible change in the tournament dates.