Elgin man charged with string of home burglaries

             Juan C. Lopez. | Elgin police.

(ELGIN) An 18-year-old man was charged with burglarizing several northwest suburban homes Thursday.

Juan C. Lopez was charged in connection with a string of burglaries that occurred from Jan. 30 to Feb. 20, according to a statement from Elgin police. The burglaries primarily took place in the Century Oak East neighborhood in Elgin, police said.

Lopez took various items – from electronics to jewelry – from a number of homes in Elgin, police said. He was later apprehended by police following an investigation, police said.

Lopez, of the 1200 block of Countryside Drive in Elgin, was charged with four counts of residential burglary, police said. He is scheduled to appear in bond court at the Kane County Courthouse Friday.

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