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Bristol Township man arrested, charged with armed robbery

Daniel C. Fitzpatrick III
Daniel C. Fitzpatrick III

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP – A Bristol Township man was taken into custody after a robbery last weekend.

Daniel C. Fitzpatrick III, 25, of the 100 block of Rickard Drive in Bristol Township, was arrested Saturday, Nov. 30 and charged with armed robbery, a Class X felony; aggravated unlawful restraint, a Class 3 felony; unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, also a Class 3 felony; and mob action, a Class 4 felony.

If convicted for the armed robbery, which is the most serious charge out of the list, Fitzpatrick could face up to 30 years in prison.

According to court records, Kendall County Chief Judge Robert Pilmer set bail for Fitzpatrick at $200,000 on Monday, Dec. 2. Fitzpatrick would need to pay $20,000 to post bond.

Pilmer also ordered a public defender to be provided to Fitzpatrick on the same day.

According to Kendall County Jail inmate records, Fitzpatrick is still in custody as of 3:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2.

Kendall County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call on Saturday, Nov. 30 in the 1400 block of North Bridge Street in Yorkville about a report of a 23 year old female who said she had been robbed, according to a Saturday news release. The victim told police the robbery occurred in the 100 block of West Rickard Drive in unincorporated Bristol Township, the release said.

The victim was transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries and she was treated and released, according to the news release.

Sheriff's officials discovered throughout the course of the investigation that the victim knew the suspect and there is no known threat to the public at large. There was no additional information provided in the news release about how the robbery allegedly occurred.

The investigation into the matter continues, sheriff's officials said in the Saturday news release.

Sheriff's officials said in the release anyone with additional information is encouraged to call them at 630-553-5856, email them at detectives@co.kendall.il.us, or tipsters may report information anonymously via Crimestoppers at 630-553-5999.

Fitzpatrick is due back in court 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in courtroom 113 at the Kendall County Courthouse in Yorkville.

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