OGLE COUNTY (WREX) — An 18-year-old man is in custody after authorities say he was armed when he hijacked a vehicle.
William Silas, 18, of Richton Park, Illinois, was taken into custody on Sunday.
The Ogle County Sheriff's office says they were called around 9:40 to a Stillman Valley residence for a vehicle hijacking with a weapon.
Details on the hijacking are limited, but police say Silas faces several charges, including:
- Vehicular Hijacking
- 2 counts of Aggravated Robbery
- 2 counts of Aggravated Assault
- Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle
- Driving While License was Suspended
Silas is being held in the Ogle County Jail.