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Police Department Announces Arrest In Residential Burglary Case

Post Date:08/02/2017 2:10 PM

Scott A. Weissert

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, the Mount Prospect Police Department arrested and charged Scott A. Weissert, 55 years old, of 1215 N Waterman, #1G, Arlington Heights, with one count of Residential Burglary.

On Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 12:01 PM, the Mount Prospect Police Department responded to a residential burglary in the 300 block of North William Street, where a juvenile was home when the offender forcibly entered the residence.  The juvenile had locked herself in a bedroom and screamed when the offender attempted to enter the room where she was hiding.  The juvenile’s screams caused the offender to flee the house.

After releasing the home security camera footage, the police department received several tips leading to identification of Weissert as a suspect.  On Tuesday, August 1st, the Mount Prospect Police Department executed a search warrant on Weissert’s residence, locating items connecting him to the July 23rd burglary.  Weissert was taken into custody just outside of his residence and was subsequently charged with one count of residential burglary.

Weissert was taken to a bond hearing on August 2nd at the 3rd District Courthouse of Cook County in Rolling Meadows.  Weissert’s bond was set at $200,000 “D”.  His next court date is set for August 24, 2017 at 10:30 AM in room 108 of the Rolling Meadows courthouse.

The Mount Prospect Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance in identifying Weissert as the offender of this residential burglary. 

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