Arrest Made in Vernon Hills Home Invasion, Hunt On for Other Suspects

A home invasion happened in Vernon Hills on October 28. One suspect has been arrested, and at least one more is being looked for by police.

The 44-year-old Carlos E. Kidd from Evansville, Indiana is being held in the Lake County jail on charges of home invasion, residential burglary, criminal trespass, and unlawful control. He is due in court on January 2 for a preliminary hearing.

Police from Vernon Hills were called to the Plymouth Farms neighborhood to hear someone screaming for help.

When they arrived, they saw a woman outside with her hands tied behind her back and duct taped to her head.

Suspect in custody, others sought in Vernon Hills home invasion:

As per the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office, the woman told cops that she was sleeping when someone broke into her house and held her down.

According to the state’s attorney’s office, the woman told police that the suspects went through her bedroom and the rest of the house. She thought that her prescription drugs and electronics were taken.

Investigators got the Indiana license plate for a car that was registered to Kidd from a security video, prosecutors said.

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The Evansville cops found the same car and took it away. The state’s attorney’s office says that Kidd was found to be close to the woman’s home at the time of the crime.

Associate Lake County Judge Theodore S. Potkonjak agreed with prosecutors’ request to hold Kidd until his trial because he was a threat to the community.

“We believe it was somehow a targeted offense and not a risk to the community,” said Patrick Kreis, chief of police for Vernon Hills. “We are actively working to apprehend at least one more offender in this case.”

Kreis said that the woman did not have any major injuries.

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