Wisconsin crime spree suspect arrested in Winnebago County

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ROCK COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) — Police say a suspect went on a crime spree in Rock County, including a home invasion, before being captured in Winnebago County on Tuesday.

Bryan Burns, 32, of Roscoe, was arrested Tuesday night.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the scene of a hit and run on State Highway 140 in Bradford Township around 4:23 p.m.

Police say the suspect vehicle, which was reported stolen from Genoa City in Walworth County, was last seen westbound on East US Highway 14

At 6:31 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a home invasion call in the Town of Magnolia, where Burns allegedly used a shotgun to break a lock and enter a home, assaulted two people, and stole another car.

Shortly after, the Burns allegedly crashed the car and stole another one from a good Samaritan who had stopped to render aid, fleeing to Winnebago County, where he crashed into a ditch at W. State Line Road and S. Nelson Road at 7:52 p.m., police said.

Police say Burns was found alone in a field. He was taken into custody and transported to a hospital for treatment.

Burns has been charged with Robbery while Armed.

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