Belvidere Police have arrested two teens in connection to multiple car burglaries around the area.
A concerned citizen notified police of two suspicious subjects in the area of Fairfield Trail and 6th Street on July 13. Upon arrival, Belvidere officers noticed several cars had been burglarized in the area. Officers located Daniel Rose and DeJay Burt, both 19, in the area and took them into custody.
Later in the day, Belvidere officers searched a residence in the 2800 block of Fairfield Trail Drive. During the search, officers seized over one thousand dollars worth of property, including GPS units, cellular phones, and other miscellaneous items police believe had been stolen from several cars around the city. Detectives are currently examining police reports in an effort to return the items to their owners. They are encouraging anyone who has had property stolen from their car within the last week to call the Belvidere Police Department at 815-544-2135.
Daniel Rose of Belvidere has been charged with two counts of burglary and is in the custody of the Boone County Jail with no bond. DeJay Burt of Poplar Grove has been charged with one count of burglary and is also in the custody of the Boone County Jail with no bond.
Burglary is a Class 2 felony with a sentencing range of three to seven years in jail.
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