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 Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.
1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today. 1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass. 1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links. 1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned. 1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today. 1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.