Miriam Aranda, 42, of Elgin.

More charges have been filed against a woman suspected of committing six residential burglaries in Crystal Lake, including one where a victim came face-to-face with the suspect.

The Crystal Lake Police Department responded on February 13 and February 16 to the 800 block of Chasefield Lane and 900 block of Golf Course Road.

Crystal Lake Deputy Police Chief Richard Neumann said several residential burglaries occurred on the two blocks during the daytime hours.

The Crystal Lake Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit was in the 800 block of Chasefield Lane on February 20, Neumann said.

Neumann said investigators observed Miriam Aranda, 42, of Elgin, acting suspiciously near the entrance of a residence.

Court documents said the officers, who were conducting covert surveillance due to the numerous burglaries in the area, observed Aranda gaining access to residential buildings.

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She was taken into custody for an arrest warrant originating out of Kane County.

A further investigation was conducted and she was transported to the McHenry County Jail, Neumann said.

She was initially charged in McHenry County with residential burglary, a Class 1 felony; burglary, a Class 2 felony; and possession of burglary tools, a Class 4 felony.

Court records show Aranda was additionally charged last week with two more counts of residential burglary, a Class 1 felony.

A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit Court alleges Aranda entered a condo in the 800 block of Chasefield Lane with the intent to commit a theft around 11:15 a.m. on February 16.

A separate criminal complaint said Aranda entered a second residential building in the 800 block of Chasefield Lane with the intent to commit a theft around 12 p.m. on February 20.

A third criminal complaint said Aranda entered another condo in the 800 block of Chasefield Lane with the intent to commit a theft sometime on or before February 20.

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A fourth criminal complaint said Aranda entered another condo in the 800 block of Chasefield Lane with the intent to commit a theft around 2 p.m. on February 13.

Court documents said a victim came face-to-face with Aranda inside their home during one of the burglaries.

Officers found Aranda in possession of burglary tools, including lock-picking devices and latch-opening shims, according to the complaint.

Court documents said Aranda is suspected of committing at least six burglaries. She has only been charged with four burglaries so far.

The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office last month filed a petition to detain the woman pending trial, calling her a willful flight risk.

Prosecutors said they believe Aranda is a flight risk and that no condition or combination of conditions could mitigate her flight risk.

McHenry County Judge Michael Chmiel granted the petition during an initial hearing and remanded Aranda to the McHenry County Jail.

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Aranda has filed an appeal and is seeking that an appeals court reverse her detention decision.

Anyone with information on the burglaries is encouraged to contact the Crystal Lake Police Department at 815-356-3620.