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Silent alarm helps police nab burglary suspect

Posted on: 2:03 pm, January 31, 2012, by , updated on: 02:03pm, March 15, 2012

Michael Fahrenkrug was charged with burglary after police allegedly found him behind the counter of a Moline drug store at 3 a.m.

Michael Fahrenkrug was charged with burglary after police allegedly found him behind the counter of a Moline drug store at 3 a.m.

MOLINE, Ill.—Moline Police say a silent alarm triggered at a drug store led to the arrest of a teen officers found behind the counter at 3 a.m.

Police were sent to a silent alarm at Uptown Drug, 1610 15th Street, just before 3 a.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2012.

Officers clearing the business found 17-year-old Michael Fahrenkrug behind the pharmacy counter.

Police said Fahrenkrug was wearing a black stocking cap, black hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored bandana and jeans when they found him.

Fahrenkrug was charged with burglary.  He was held at the Rock Island County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond.