$200K bond for man charged with threatening officers during Austin burglary

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Bond was set at $200,000 on Saturday for a man was charged with threatening to shoot police officers who caught him on the roof of an Austin neighborhood business with burglary tools early Friday.

Alvin Bowles, 43, faces felony counts of burglary and possession of burglary tools, as well as two misdemeanor counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

About 4:05 a.m. Friday, officers saw Bowles on the roof of a business in the 5300 block of West Harrison, police said. When the officers approached, Bowles threatened to shoot the officers.

He was then taken into custody, police said. No one was injured and there was no weapon found.

Police said Bowles had burglarized the store of several items, which were recovered.

Judge Laura Marie Sullivan set Bowles’ bond at $200,000 on Saturday, according to Cook County court records.

Bowles, of the 0-100 block of West 112th Place, is next due in court on Feb. 6, authorities said.

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