Alert Citizen Leads to Burglary Arrests

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Rockford police are crediting a report from an alert citizen for the arrest of three car burglars early Friday morning.

The person called police about a car burglary in progress in the 600 block of N. London just before 12:30 am.  The officers were also given good descriptions of the burglars and located three people nearby who matched them.  They were detained, and after an investigation, arrested.

18-year-old Luke Crowell faces two counts of burglary to vehicle and booked into the Winnebago County Jail.

The other two suspected burglars were 17 and 16, and so their names have not bee released.  Each was charged with two counts of burglary to motor vehicle and was released to their parents.

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