Early Morning Burglary Reported in Dixon

This morning, Friday November 18th, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Dixon Police Department was dispatched to the Arco Gas Station, located at 1225 North Galena Avenue, in reference to a burglary in progress. The witness observed subjects enter the business through a broken window.

Prior to officers’ arrival, the subjects fled the area. The scene was processed which showed evidence of forced entry, along with a significant amount of
missing merchandise.

Upon further investigation, the following three individuals were developed as suspects and subsequently arrested:

-Bryan M. Stewart, age 19, of Dixon, was arrested on one count of Burglary (Class 2 Felony), one count of Retail Theft (Class 3 Felony), and one count of Criminal Damage to Property (Class 4 Felony).

-Adrian J. McAlister, age 19, of Dixon, was arrested on one count of Burglary (Class 2 Felony), one count of Retail Theft (Class 3 Felony), and one count of Criminal Damage to Property (Class 4 Felony).

-Male juvenile, age 17, of Mount Morris, was arrested on one count of Burglary (Class 2 Felony), one count of Retail Theft (Class 3 Felony), and one count of Criminal Damage to Property (Class 4 Felony).

Stewart and McAlister were processed on the charges and taken to the Lee County Jail to be held in lieu of bond. The male juvenile was also processed and released to a guardian.

At this point in time, no further information is being released and the investigation is still pending.

Chief Howell would like to remind citizens to report any suspicious activity to the Dixon Police Department at 288-4411 or to Crimestoppers at 1-888-Caught-U (1-888-228-4488). Callers do not have to leave their names and are eligible for rewards of up to $1000.00 with information leading to an arrest.

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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