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 Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet. 1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.