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, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.