Zion Man, Juvenile Arrested in String of Vehicle Burglaries

(Zion, IL)  Police in Zion have announced a pair of arrests from a weekend string of vehicle burglaries. Officials say they received multiple calls on Saturday morning about items taken from vehicles. Officers spotted a pair of males running into a wooded area, and were able to arrest a 15-year-old without incident. Another suspect attempted to flee on foot, discarding a gun in the process…he was taken into custody after a short chase and identified as Mark Williams of Zion. The 18-year-old now faces 3 counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, 2 counts of burglary to a motor vehicle and one count of resisting. The 15-year-old was sent into the juvenile system, facing several counts of burglary.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (9-21-21)