Two Pekin residents arrested for business burglaries

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Two Pekin residents arrested for business burglaries

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    Angelique Brachle (pictured) and Brian Patterson, 39, were arrested in connection with a string of business burglaries in Pekin and East Peoria. Peoria Police believe the pair is responsible for a series of burglaries in Peoria as well.

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September 19, 2013 Updated Sep 19, 2013 at 4:00 PM CDT

PEKIN, Ill. -- Pekin Police have arrested two residents in connection with a rash of business burglaries.

Brian Patterson, 39, and Angelique Brachle, 43, were arrested Wednesday at their Pekin home. They are accused of burglarizing multiple businesses in Pekin, Peoria and East Peoria.

They will be charged with the business burglaries at Logan Steakhouse in East Peoria and the business burglaries at Burger King and Deals in Pekin.

Both Patterson and Brachle are suspected of committing numerous business burglaries in Peoria, including burglaries at Mt. Hawley Bowl, Arby’s, Dollar Tree, Bard Optical and Hawk Insurance.