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Two teens charged in Carpentersville burglary

Updated: March 27, 2014 6:43AM


Two charged in home burglary: Kevin Arriaga, 19, of the 500 block of Waco Drive, Carpentersville, and Frankie Rivera, 18, of the 100 block of Ensenada Drive, Carpentersville, were charged each with a Class 1 felony counts of residential burglary and Class 3 felony counts of theft following a home break-in Monday. According to police, the two are accused of entering a home in the 100 block of Pueblo Drive and taking a watch and two TVs. Bail was set at $40,000 for Arriaga and $50,000 for Rivera, and they were both given March 5 court dates.

More burglary charges: Jonathan M. Castaneda-Diaz, 22, of the 600 block of Crystal Street, Elgin, and Fabian Pena, 20, of the 1300 block of Todd Farm Drive, Elgin, were charged each with Class 1 felony counts of residential burglary. They are accused of entering a home in the 200 block of Ensenada Drive on Monday to commit a theft. Bail was set at $30,000 for Castaneda-Diaz and $50,000 for Pena. Both were given a March 5 court date.


Retail theft charges: Lisa C. Holmes-Toguem, 47, of the 2100 block of Lilac Lane, Aurora, was charged with a Class 3 felony count of retail theft following an Oct. 22 incident at the Randall Road Target. She is accused along with Taurus A. Morris, 49, Aurora, of taking $1,050 in teeth whitening strips from the store, which were then resold in Chicago for $10 each. Bail was set at $10,000, and she was given a March 5 court date.

Car windows smashed: Police were called to the 0-99 block of Longwood Court on Saturday morning after a resident discovered several cars’ windows were smashed overnight, officials said. It appeared that 10 vehicles had windows broken out with a hammer or pipe between 4 and 7 a.m., according to reports. A resident in the 200 block of Stonehurst Drive also reported the rear window on his minivan had been shattered about the same time, police said.

Burglary reported: A laptop computer, two TVs and two tablet computers were among the items taken during a home burglary Saturday afternoon in the 1100 block of Royal Boulevard, police said. The residents said they returned home about 7:30 p.m. to discover a door open and the items missing.

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