Rockford man accused of Flamingo Slots break-in, trying to steal from gambling machines

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Rockford man was arrested after reportedly breaking in to Flamingo Slots and trying to take money from gambling machines.

Michael Fryer, Jr., 36, was arrested Monday on burglary charges.

Police arrived to the business at 7521 Walton Street around 4 a.m. on Monday. Officers found a suspect in the 3400 block of Latham Street.

Police say nothing was missing from Flamingo Slots and no money was stolen.

Fryer was taken to Winnebago County Jail. Detectives are investigating for a possible connection to other recent burglaries. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty by the court of law.