9 More Arrests In Looting Incidents In B-N | WGLT

9 More Arrests In Looting Incidents In B-N

Jun 5, 2020

Bloomington and Normal Police said Friday they’ve made nine additional arrests in connection with looting incidents earlier this week at Target and Eastland Mall.

In total, police have now announced 30 arrests between several incidents on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday at Target, Kohl’s, Read’s Sporting Goods, and elsewhere. For those with known addresses, all but six are McLean County residents. Those other six are residents of Chicago, Streamwood, and Dubuque, Iowa.

The suspects range in age from 16 to 40. They are a mix of men and women.

Normal Police on Friday announced eight additional arrests on charges including burglary, looting, theft or possession of stolen property, mob action, and aggravated battery of a police officer. The eight suspects include two juvenile teenagers, ages 16 and 17.

“The Normal Police Department continues the investigation into this incident and others surrounding the resent civil unrest. We have identified several individuals who were participants in the criminal acts that occurred that night and over the coming days will be sharing additional information and seeking assistance from the public with others,” NPD said in a statement.

Bloomington announced one additional arrest Friday.

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