Police officers spotted a man burglarizing a car in northwest suburban Elgin early Friday, authorities said.
The officers were on bicycle patrol about 12:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Bluff City Boulevard when they saw 32-year-old Angel Ortiz-Nunez go into a vehicle parked on a driveway and start sifting through it, according to Elgin Police.
They contacted the owner of the vehicle, who confirmed Ortiz-Nunez “had no legitimate interest” in the car, police said.
Ortiz-Nunez, of the 100 block of Hinsdell Place in Elgin,was charged with one felony count of burglary to a motor vehicleand one misdemeanor count of drug paraphernalia possession.
He was ordered held on a $30,000 bond at a Friday hearing and is due in court again June 24, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.