A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department:
Crystal Lake Police Arrest A Suspect for Residential Burglary and Burglary
Crystal Lake Police have arrested a subject believed to be responsible for several acts of residential burglary and burglary to motor vehicle.
At approximately 2:30 AM police officers on patrol responded to a report of a burglary to motor vehicle in progress.
[William R.] Fisher was located in the 1400 block of Yosemite Circle where officers conducted surveillance and observed him entering a vehicle parked in a driveway.
Believing Fisher had, or was about to commit burglary to the vehicle, officers approached and were able to apprehend Fisher without incident.
The ongoing investigation revealed that several vehicles and at least two residences in the area had been entered, with items stolen from within.
In all cases identified, the vehicles entered had been unlocked.
Arrested in this case was:
• William R. Fisher (21) of Crystal Lake. Charged with two counts of Residential Burglary (720 ILCS 5/19-1a Class 2 Felony) and seven counts of Burglary to Motor Vehicle (720 ILCS 5/19-1a Class 2 Felony).
As this arrest involves felony offenses, the subject was transported to the
McHenry County Jail to await a bond hearing. The investigation is ongoing, additional charges may follow.
Crystal Lake Police wish to remind citizens and guests to lock their vehicles when not in use and to not leave valuable items within their vehicles overnight or while unattended.
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Suspect(s) listed are considered innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law