Pair charged with stealing jewelry during party in Elgin

SHARE Pair charged with stealing jewelry during party in Elgin
SHARE Pair charged with stealing jewelry during party in Elgin

Two Dekalb County residents were charged with stealing jewelry from a home while a party was going on over the weekend in northwest suburban Elgin.

Officers were called to a reported burglary in the 1200 block of Blackhawk Drive, according to police.

The victim said that when they returned home, they found that a party had been held at the residence, and several pieces of jewelry had been stolen.

The suspects were identified as Corina Mendenhall, 39; and Juan Juarez, 27, both of the 1000 block of Locust Street in DeKalb. They were taken into custody and the stolen jewelry was found during a search of Juarez, according to police.

Each was charged with one count of burglary, police said. Court information was not immediately available.

Corina Mendenhall | Elgin police

Corina Mendenhall | Elgin police

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