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 Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.
1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses. 1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000. 1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city. 1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association. 1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College. 1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.