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Three Sterling Teens Charged With Burglary

Three teens from Sterling, Illinois were arrested for breaking and entering a business overnight.

Whiteside County Deputies say the crime was still going on when they arrived at the business on Westwood Drive in rural Sterling. According to a press release from the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department, when the teens saw police they tried to run away.

After a short foot chase, police arrested 18-year-old Jakob Battles and then later tracked down 19-year-olds Gary Rimington and Branden Martin.

All three are being held at the Whiteside County Jail charged with burglary.