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posted: 8/26/2013 5:53 PM

North Aurora police seek info on items found in burglary investigation

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  • Angel A. Perez

    Angel A. Perez

  • Jordan T. Murray

    Jordan T. Murray


North Aurora police are trying to determine who owns several of the items they recovered while arresting two men last month on burglary charges.

Jordan T. Murray, 21, and Angel A. Perez, 20, were arrested at 3 a.m. July 12, when a patrol officer found it suspicious they were sitting in a car, with the dome light on, in front of a closed Highland Park on Sycamore Street.

The officer reported seeing a tire iron in the front seat, and a gasoline chain saw, electric chain saw, a leaf blower, a miter saw, a skateboard and archery equipment in the vehicle, according to a statement police released Monday. According to police, the skateboard, miter saw and gasoline chain saw were stolen on the 100 block of Sycamore Lane.

Murray and Perez were each charged with one count of burglary. Murray lives on the 1000 block of Reckinger Road in Aurora, and Perez lives on the 700 block of Graham Road in North Aurora.

Murray pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to two years of probation, 100 hours of community service and 82 days in jail.

Perez's next court date is Sept. 18.

Police are presuming other items found in the car during the arrest are stolen. They are an orange Homelite leaf blower, a yellow Crate guitar amplifier, a Crybaby foot pedal, a Remington 14-inch electric chain saw, and Elkhorn bow, three orange arrows and three black arrows.

Anyone with information about the Sycamore Street burglary, or about any of the unclaimed property, should call detectives at (630) 897-8705, ext. 610. Anonymous tips can be left by calling (630) 897-8705 and choosing option 3.

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