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**Correction** Police Arrest Man for Aggravated Battery and Home Invasion

June 13, 2018 03:55 PM

Park Ridge Police arrested Tony Miller, 56 years old of Mount Prospect IL on Monday June 11, 2018 outside of his residence in Mount Prospect without incident.  Mr. Miller was arrested following investigative efforts that identified him as the offender in a ruse burglary incident that occurred on Wednesday May 30, 2018 in the 200 S. block of Rose Av. In Park Ridge IL.

            The ruse entry burglary occurred at approximately 1:50 pm on Wednesday May 30, 2018 when Mr. Miller and an unidentified accomplice approached the 85 year old female victim, and her 90 year old husband.  Mr. Miller and his accomplice, who were in a white full size pick-up work truck when they arrived at the residence, offered to do repairs to the victim’s home and driveway.  While the victim’s husband was speaking to Mr. Miller’s accomplice outside, the 85 year old victim entered the residence and went to the bedroom.

            Mr. Miller followed the victim to the bedroom, where he grabbed the victim by the wrists and pushing her to the floor.  Mr. Miller went past the victim and removed jewelery with an approximate value of $900.00.  Mr. Miller and his accomplice left the area in the white pick-up work truck immediately following the incident.

            Mr. Miller has been charged with Aggravated Battery to an Elderly Person, Residential Burglary and Home Invasion following the investigation and positive identification by the victim. Mr. Miller will have a court date set, pending a bond hearing, in the Second Municipal District of Cook County at 5600 Old Orchard Rd. Skokie,  IL.  Contact Deputy Chief Duane Mellema at (847) 318-5276 or for further information.


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