A press release from the Woodstock Police Department:
Burglary to Motor Vehicle Arrest
The Woodstock Police Department responded to numerous incidents involving vehicles being burglarized over the weekend of May 20th, 2017.
The suspect damaged some of the secured/locked vehicles during the course of the burglaries, which has not been the typical modus operandi in the recent past.
As reported in recent cases, unsecured/unlocked vehicles were usually targeted for this type of crime. The Woodstock Police Department’s Investigations Division followed up on several leads throughout the investigation.
Evidence collected during the investigation led to the identification of a suspect.
The suspect was identified as, Joseph L. Foat, of Woodstock.
Upon conferring with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office, one count of Burglary was approved.
Additional charges are pending upon the completion of their respective investigations.
On May 26 th , a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Foat was located and taken into custody without incident by the Woodstock Police Department’s Patrol Division on the evening of May 27th .
He is currently incarcerated at the McHenry County Jail.
*** As a reminder, please remove all valuables from your unattended vehicle, even if your vehicle is properly secured. ***
Arrested Person: Joseph L. Foat (M/W/31) Charges: Burglary (Class 2 Felony) Court Date: 06-12-17 @ 9:00 A.M. Bond: $50,000 (10% applies)