A gentleman who burglarized a landscaping business in Fox Lake threw a stolen lunchbox at a police officer and struggled with the officer who attempted arresting him, leaving the officer wounded, prosecutors reported.
Thomas R. Brunner, 39, a transient with no acknowledged tackle, was billed with aggravated battery of a peace officer, theft, resisting a peace officer, tried theft and criminal trespass to setting up.
Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Caitlin Valiulis claimed during a bond listening to final Tuesday that officers with the Fox Lake Police Office were being dispatched to a theft in progress on Might 8 at One of a kind Landscaping Providers in the 100 block of Sayton Highway in Fox Lake.
The enterprise owner been given notification from his stability camera procedure and observed a gentleman, afterwards discovered as Brunner, likely via 1 of his get the job done trucks as effectively as his business.
The video confirmed Brunner go into the organization and glimpse all around for close to 30 seconds ahead of throwing his palms up in the air and leaving, Valiulis reported.
Brunner proceeded to go to a number of do the job vehicles parked outside and tried to go by them. He was in a position to get into one particular of them, which was unlocked.
Brunner could be found on movie sitting down on the driver’s facet of the car with the door shut.
He took a lunch container from the truck and some spare change, Valiulis mentioned.
The first officer to get there at the scene observed Brunner on the victim’s assets obtaining out of the truck.
Valiulis said the officer told Brunner to stop and place his hands up but Brunner threw the stolen lunch container at the officer, placing him in the arm.
Brunner tried to run away and the officer grabbed him and a wrestle ensued as the officer tried out to arrest him.
The wrestle brought on the officer to slide to the floor. The officer sustained abrasions to his arms and swelling to a finger and was transported for professional medical therapy, Valiulis said.
Brunner informed officers he had eaten heroin and paramedics experienced to give him Narcan to resuscitate him, Valiulis added.
Lake County Judge Theodore Potkonjak purchased Brunner held in the Lake County Jail on a $200,000 umbrella bond covering numerous energetic cases against the gentleman.
Brunner is scheduled to surface in court docket once more on June 7.