Three McHenry men charged in car burglaries

McHENRY – Two teenagers and a 20-year-old were arrested Thursday in connection with stealing from several vehicles in and near the Brittany Heights subdivision in McHenry.

Luke M. Poulos, 19, of 5816 W. Radcliff Court, McHenry; James R. Johnson, 20, of 920 N. River Road, McHenry; and Dylan L. Humphrey, 18, of 2815 Bayview Road, McHenry, are each charged with burglary to motor vehicle, a Class 2 felony, and theft, a Class A misdemeanor.

Humphrey faces an additional charge of possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony.

Police found Poulos and Johnson in the area about 4:30 a.m. Thursday when responding to a call for the burglaries. The two were in possession of stolen goods from cars in the area, according to a news release from the McHenry Police Department.

Humphrey was taken into custody about 8 a.m. near the 1200 block of Green Street, the release said.

All three were taken to the McHenry County Jail without bond. An ongoing investigation may lead to additional charges.

Police are asking anyone who was a victim of a recent vehicle burglary and hasn't reported the incident to call the department's Investigation Division at 815-363-2599.

– Shawn Shinneman