Elgin alleged thief charged with 4 retail robberies in 17 days

11 days ago

Elgin news, Illinois news.

An Elgin man has been charged with four felony retail robberies he is accused of committing in 17 days.

Angel A. Ortiz-Nunez, 34-year-old, was arrested on Jan. 19 after he allegedly stole "consumable goods" worth of $300 from Jewel-Osco.

Ortiz-Nunez was released from jail after his arrest on his own recognizance despite having a criminal history of robberies. Authorities continued the investigation and connected the suspect to three other thefts: In Walmart, Woodman's and Menard's.

Ortiz-Nunez is under police custody on $96,700 bail and should post at least $9,670 in order to be released as his case is pending. He is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday to request a bail reduction.