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Suspects Charged In Smash And Grab At Mach 1

The Taylorville Police Department made arrests in the April 2nd, Mach 1 smash and grab. The incident happened at 1:20 AM at the Mach 1 located on Illinois Route 29 and Route 104 in Taylorville. 


Upon arrival, the suspects broke a window and stole numerous items including liquor and cigarettes, and left through the broken window.


After receiving a tip on Wednesday, Police investigated and charged five subjects for burglary and thefts. Charged is 19-year-old Erik Summer of Edinburg, 18-year-old Tyler Hobbs of Edinburg, 21-year-old Isaiah Rizzello of Edinburg, and two juveniles from Edinburg. 


Police learned during the investigation that it was a preplanned crime and that the subjects might have been involved in other criminal acts around the county. 


Police Chief Dwayne Wheeler thanks the public for their assistance as well as thanking States Attorney Mike Havera and the Kincaid and Edinburg Police Departments.




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