A judge sentenced a Round Lake Park man to 10 days in jail after he took a plea deal for burglarizing multiple businesses in Lake in the Hills and fleeing from police officers.
Marc A. Hernandez, 20, of Round Lake Park, was initially charged in May 2022 with two counts of burglary, attempted burglary, two counts of criminal damage to property over $500, criminal trespass to vehicles, theft over $500 and resisting a peace officer.
A grand jury later indicted him on an additional charge of possession of burglary tools and an additional count of resisting a peace officer.
A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit Court said Hernandez entered Elite Lawn Care in the 8700 block of Pyott Road in Lake in the Hills with the intent to commit theft on May 11, 2022.
He damaged a service gate and glass side window to Elite Lawn Care, the complaint said. While at the business, he operated a 2012 Ford F-250 truck.
Hernandez also entered Fox Valley Motorsports in the 8700 block of Pyott Road in Lake in the Hills with the intent to commit theft, the complaint said.
At Fox Valley Motorsports, Hernandez allegedly damaged four office doors and a glass door.
Hernandez stole 15 Illinois registration stickers, which have a combined value of over $2,200, while at Fox Valley Motorsports, the complaint said.
The complaint said that Hernandez took a substantial step towards burglarizing First Class Towing, also located in the 8700 block of Pyott Road in Lake in the Hills, when he damaged the entrance door to the business.
Officers with the Lake in the Hills Police Department responded to the scene and attempted to take Hernandez into custody but he fled from them.
Hernandez was arrested around 1:30 a.m. on May 11, 2022, court records show.
He was released from the McHenry County Jail the next day after posting 10% of a $40,000 bond.
Court records show Hernandez entered into a negotiated plea deal with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office on August 17.
He pleaded guilty to one count of theft over $500, a Class 3 felony, in exchange for his other charges being dismissed.
McHenry County Judge Tiffany Davis sentenced Hernandez to 10 days in the county jail and two years of probation.
The judge also ordered him to pay restitution in the amount of $6,685 to Fox Valley Motorsports.
Hernandez will be required to serve two actual days in jail. He was remanded Friday morning and is set to be released at 12 p.m. Sunday.