Henry M. Yates, 22, of North Chicago.

A 22-year-old man was arrested following a 17-mile police pursuit after he allegedly burglarized a home in Waukegan where he stole belongings and a resident’s car.

Henry M. Yates, 22, of North Chicago, was charged with residential burglary, possession of a stolen vehicle, theft over $500 and two counts of aggravated fleeing to elude.

Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Francis DeRosa said two residents went to a laundromat near Grand Avenue and Lewis Avenue in Waukegan around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The residents were at the laundromat for approximately three hours.

They returned to their residence and noticed their car was no longer parked on the street, DeRosa said.

The victims went inside the residence and noticed their home had been rummaged through.

The victims called 911 after spotting a man, later identified as Yates, driving through the alley in their vehicle and parking in front of their house, DeRosa said.

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Officers learned the keys to the car had been inside the residence and were stolen during the burglary. The victims did not know Yates.

Officers located the vehicle near the residence and attempted to stop it, DeRosa said.

The suspect led officers on a pursuit from the south end of Waukegan to Beach Park to Zion before traveling back to Waukegan.

During one point of the chase, Yates allegedly drove more than 35 mph over the speed limit, DeRosa said.

He also passed through multiple stop signs and red lights without stopping, DeRosa said.

The stolen car eventually came to a stop after it went down a dead end and could not continue fleeing.

DeRosa said Yates was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle.

He matched the suspect description provided by the victims and had their keys and stolen property in the car, DeRosa added.

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Over $1,000 in property, consisting mostly of electronic devices, was stolen in the burglary.

Yates is on probation for a felony cannabis charge in Lake County. He also had an active warrant for a criminal trespass incident.

The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office filed a petition to detain Yates, calling him a real and present danger to the community.

Lake County Judge Theodore Potkonjak granted the petition during a Thursday detention hearing.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for February 7.