Homeowners Wrestle With Alleged Burglary Suspect in Machesney Park


Around 11 PM several officers were dispatched to an address on Langley in Machesney Park.

Scanner traffic said a subject was attempting to break into a garage. The homeowners were able to briefly detain the alleged suspect in the backyard and wrestled with the suspect and trying to detain them,  until police arrived. The suspect took off on foot and was captured after a brief chase in the 9500 block of Gary.

Tina Swain Paris : “Suspect broke into my van and my neighbors garage. Husband caught him in my van and chased him and tackled him to the ground. I feel violated. Cant feel safe anywhere.”