On Thursday Sterling Police made a couple of arrests in regards to recent burglaries in the Sterling Area.
Officers brought into custoey 50 year old Thomas E. Dugger of Rock Falls and 25 year old Dakota LG Bottoms of Sterling. Both are charged with two counts of Burglary and one count of Criminal Trespass to Residence.
The arrests stem from investigations into the burglary of Sterling Furniture at 3606 East Lincolnway in Sterling on September 1st and a residential burglary that occurred on September 12th. Police say the investigation is continuing and additional charges are pending.
Both Dugger and Bottoms were taken to the Whiteside County Jail. Rock Falls Police assisted.