Two men arrested for alleged vehicle burglary

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Two Machesney Park residents face charges for a vehicle burglary early Wednesday on Elm Avenue.

Winnebago County Sheriff's Deputies working in Machesney Park responded to a car alarm just before 2 a.m. near 8500 Elm Avenue when they noticed two people fleeing the scene on foot. They later found a citizen's vehicle that was burglarized.

Police arrested 18-year-old Liam Garcia and 22-year-old Austin Holtan.

Garcia faces charges for burglary to a vehicle, possession of burglary tools and resisting arrest.

Holtan faces charges for burglary to a vehicle and possession of burglary tools.

Both men were transferred to the Winnebago County Jail with no bail pending arraignment.

The men are considered innocent until proven guilty.