Joseph Kucharski, 52, entered a blind guilty plea Thursday before Judge Liam Brennan, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
Robert Clauser, 52, faces one felony count of residential arson, the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office said. His bail was set at $50,000.
Robert Clauser, 52, is wanted in connection to a series of fires at his house, garage and shed in the 1700 block of Virginia Avenue, according to Downers Grove police spokesman Bill Budds.
Emanuel Embry is charged with two counts of felony aggravated vehicular carjacking and Daysean Washington-Davis is charged with three counts of the same offense, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office. Davis is also charged with one count of possession of a stolen motor vehicle.
A person who followed a stolen car from west suburban Downers Grove had their vehicle stolen by the same carjackers in Woodridge, according to police.
A west suburban man was convicted of DUI and reckless homicide for a crash that killed his passenger last year in Downers Grove.
An 81-year-old woman who was reported missing from west suburban Downers Grove has been found.