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Elginite accused of felony armed robbery

Updated: February 4, 2014 6:28AM


Bail set in October armed robbery: Bail was set at $100,000 for Rene J. Ortiz, 25, of Linden Road, Elgin, based on an Oct. 21 incident in which he is accused of robbing another man at gunpoint. According to police, Ortiz and several other people were at a home on Anna Way when Ortiz pulled out a gun and ordered the residents to the floor. He and another man then gathered up electronics before fleeing, police said He is charged with a Class X felony count of armed robbery with a firearm. His next court date is set for Jan. 16.

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