St. Charles Police Run Down Aurora Man Charged With Home Burglary

Suspect is caught at scene of crime, police said.

St. Charles police arrested a 35-year-old Aurora man Monday in connection with a burglary on the 2700 block of Turnberry Road.

Responding to a 911 call, police observed a man identified as Aric A. Liberati, 2323 Twilight Drive, Aurora, running from the residence in question, officials said in a release. After a brief foot chase Liberati was caught by officers.

On Monday morning at 10:17 police responded to a call regarding a suspicious noise reported by an occupant of the residence. TriCom dispatchers advised the officers that an occupant at the house observed a male subject wearing a green safety vest looking into the rear sliding glass door.

The occupant heard the sound of glass breaking, dialed 911 and hid in an upstairs room, according to police. The occupant told police he heard the intruder pry open a door and ransack the residence. The occupant said he heard the intruder eventually leave through the front door, which is when St. Charles police spotted him.

Liberati was transported to the St. Charles Police Detention Faculty where he was booked and processed. He was charged one count of Residential Burglary, a Class 1 felony, and one count of Criminal Damage to Property, a Class A misdemeanor.

Liberati was transported to the Kane County Correctional Facility and was held pending afternoon bond call on today. 

According to police Liberati has an extensive criminal history and is currently on parole. Officers contacted the Illinois Department of Corrections and informed them that Liberati was in police custody being held on a new criminal charge.

j d graff July 14, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Home Burglary? I believe when the resident is home the charge escalates to home invasion! A much miore serious and dangerous crime.


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