Quincy Police arrest suspected burglar

Tony Chambers from Macomb, Illinois.
Tony Chambers from Macomb, Illinois.(Mugshot)
Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 11:41 AM CDT
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QUINCY, Ill (WGEM)-- On Friday, Quincy Police officers took several reports of vehicles being burglarized in the southwest part of Quincy. Officers were able to find surveillance footage that helped them find a suspect and a suspect vehicle.

They passed this information around to surrounding counties and were able to connect the suspect to a reported stolen vehicle in Brown County, Illinois. With this information, they were able to identify the suspect as Tony Chambers from Macomb, Illinois.

On Saturday, Quincy Police officers arrested Chambers and found several stolen firearms that he had taken during burglaries in Quincy. Chambers is being lodged in the Adams County Jail.

The investigation is still ongoing and officers suspect that there are other burglaries that have not been reported yet that Chambers is suspected of. The investigation was assisted by the Pike County Illinois and Brown County Illinois Sheriff’s Departments.

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