Police Department Arrests Two for Burglary to Motor Vehicle
MOUNT PROSPECT POLICE ARREST TWO FOR BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE
Earley Burch Kadeem Johnson
On Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the Mount Prospect Police Department charged Earley Burch, 25 years old, of 735 NW 10th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL and Kadeem Johnson, 23 years old, of 1020 NW 7th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL with two (2) counts of Burglary to Motor Vehicle, each. Kadeem Johnson was also charged with one (1) count of Identity Theft.
The Mount Prospect Police Department has taken twenty-nine reports of burglary to motor vehicle since the beginning of August, which were believed to be attributed to a specific group of individuals committing these crimes. One credit card that was taken in these burglaries was used at a business in the northwest suburbs. The Mount Prospect Police Department provided information to area police departments about the rash of burglaries and the description of possible offenders. On October 26, the Elk Grove Village Police Department was investigating similar crimes and identified and later located a vehicle that was involved. Earley Burch and Kadeem Johnson were apprehended while entering the aforementioned vehicle in Elk Grove Village. A search warrant was executed and stolen property was located and later identified from the Mount Prospect burglaries.
Mount Prospect Police Detectives charged Burch and Johnson with two counts of Burglary to Motor Vehicle and Johnson was charged with one count of Identity Theft. Burch and Johnson were taken to a bond hearing, where bond was set for each of them at $50,000 “D”. Their next court date is set for November 3, 2016 at 1:30 PM in room 108 of the 3rd District Courthouse of Cook County in Rolling Meadows.
While the arrest of these two individuals for burglary to motor vehicle has cleared multiple cases, the Mount Prospect Police Department reminds residents to always remove any valuables, such as purses and laptops, from their locked vehicle.
The public is reminded that criminal charges are not evidence of guilt and that all defendants in a criminal case are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.