2 may be responsible for rash of car burglaries

Published 04/08 2014 11:55AM

Updated 04/08 2014 12:01PM

CHAMPAIGN -- Police have two men in custody for car burglary. 21-year old Jakeem Nelson and 22-year old Ernie Sanders were arrested Thursday after being caught stealing from a car. Authorities say they have information linking Sanders to other burglaries.

Between January 13 and March 15, police responded to 52 car burglaries in the campus district and north Champaign. Investigators are reviewing evidence to see if the cases are related.

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