Thirty-seven-year-old James R. Johnson had just broken out the front glass window of transmissions world at 2742 22nd Street when a silent alarm alerted police.
Police apprehended Johnson before he could cause any more damage to the store and have charged him with burglary.
Johnson had a $20,000 warrant out for his arrest in Rockford for failure to appear in court and also had several outstanding warrants in Dekalb.
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