SYCAMORE – One of two people charged in June with pilfering steel beams from a construction site in Sycamore pleaded guilty Thursday.
During a hearing at the DeKalb County Courthouse, Justin M. Carraher, 25, of the 100 block of South Field Court in Rochelle, pleaded guilty to felony theft, aggravated battery, two counts of retail theft, theft, driving while license suspended and driving under the influence.
Police said Carraher and Maria Gardner took two steel beams June 4 from the construction site in the 900 block of East State Street and stole shoes June 1 from Kohl's. Carraher also was charged with attacking a Kohl's employee.
He was sentenced to two years of probation, 18 months of conditional discharge, more than $1,000 in fines and costs and credit for time served in jail.