Wonder Laker Couple Arrested for Breaking into Cars

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office:

Burglary to Motor Vehicle Arrests; Seeking Help Identifying More Victims

Following the arrests of two suspects Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who lives in the general area of the 7500 block of Center Drive in Wonder Lake to check their vehicles for missing items.

7500 Block of Center in Wonder Lake..

Donald Simon, 18, and Michelle Buhrke-Conway, 19, of Wonder Lake, were arrested and charged with multiple counts of Burglary to motor vehicle.

At approximately 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, an observant citizen caught the pair breaking into his vehicle.

The citizen was able to briefly detain Simon, but he was able to escape.

Michelle Buhrke-Conway

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded and deputies set up a perimeter.

A brief search by deputies located both Simon and Buhrke-Conway within the established perimeter.

They were found to be in possession of items stolen from multiple vehicles in the area, arrested, and each was charged with three counts of Burglary to Motor Vehicle.

The pair had numerous items in their possession that police believe came from other burglarized vehicles.

Donald Simon

If you have items missing, please call the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division at 815-334-4750.

Arrested: Donald Simon, Male, 18, Wonder Lake

Charges: 3 counts – Burglary to Motor Vehicle (class 3)

Bond: $30,000, Next Court Date: August 24, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Arrested: Michelle Buhrke-Conway, Female, 19, Wonder Lake

Charges: 3 counts- Burglary to Motor Vehicle (class 3)

Bond: $30,000, Next Court Date: August 24, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

The charges against these individuals are merely allegations against them. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Wonder Laker Couple Arrested for Breaking into Cars — 8 Comments

  1. Where is a racist, immigrant hater patrol when you need one? Stay tuned…tic, tock, tic, tock, tic, tock…

  2. There’s so much more to this girls story.

    Don’t be so fast to judge another without first taking a look at your own faults.

  3. No one is judging anyone’s ‘story.’

    They are judging their actions, and they are criminal.

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