Four people have been arrested by Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies for allegedly shooting out car windows in Machesney Park with a BB gun and then burglarizing the vehicles.
Deputies were called to the area of 11700 N. Second St. in Machesney Park Tuesday for a report of several people smashing vehicle windows in the parking lot.
The people fled, but were later pulled over by Loves Park Police and all four were taken into custody. It’s believed they may be involved in several car burglaries in the area.
Charges have been filed as follows:
- Angel L. Ward, 19 of Rockford
- Bradley D. Johnson, 19 of Rockford
- Ryan C. Gabriello , 20 of Rockford
- Jeffrey J. Kirchner, 19 of Loves Park
All have been charged with Burglary from Vehicle, Possession of Burglary Tools and Conspiracy to Commit Burglary. Anyone with information on other similar burglaries in the area is asked to call the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police or Crimestoppers.