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Sycamore man charged in holiday burglary spree

Todd A. Koley, 20, of the 800 block of South Cross Street in Sycamore, was charged Monday with residential burglary, possession of a stolen vehicle, false report of a vehicle theft, attempted possession of a stolen vehicle and two counts of theft. He also was charged with a misdemeanor theft.
Todd A. Koley, 20, of the 800 block of South Cross Street in Sycamore, was charged Monday with residential burglary, possession of a stolen vehicle, false report of a vehicle theft, attempted possession of a stolen vehicle and two counts of theft. He also was charged with a misdemeanor theft.

SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man arrested last week for allegedly robbing two DeKalb convenience stores was charged with six more felonies in a string of holiday burglaries.

Todd A. Koley, 20, of the 800 block of South Cross Street in Sycamore, was charged Monday with residential burglary, possession of a stolen vehicle, false report of a vehicle theft, attempted possession of a stolen vehicle and two counts of theft. He also was charged with a misdemeanor theft.

Sycamore Police Detective Sgt. Rod Swartzendruber said the burglaries and thefts occurred between Dec. 19 and Dec. 26. Koley had been a suspect but police could not get enough information until DeKalb police arrested Koley on Wednesday in connection with armed robberies at the DeKalb Casey’s General Store and Thirsty Liquors, Swartzendruber said.

Koley is facing two charges of armed robbery for the DeKalb charges, both punishable by up to 30 years in prison. The six Sycamore felony charges add up to 39 years in prison to potential sentencing.

Swartzendruber said no one was hurt during the burglaries, though some residents were home when it occurred. All stolen material police recovered will be returned after court proceedings, he said.

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