Jeremy Betancourt has been serving a sentence of periodic imprisonment and probation. He entered a guilty plea in March 2014 in connection with a drag racing accident that killed 16-year-old Antioch High school student Cynthia Perez. Perez was a passenger in the car when it flipped, ejecting her.
Apparently, this wasn’t the first time a horse was found roaming the streets of Old Town. On the same day last year, about a half dozen horses escaped from the Noble Horse Theatre.
An alleged serial bank robber who escaped from custody in 2009 by slipping out of his restraints and taking a gun away from one of the officers taking him to court was on trial in federal court on Thursday.
Police in McHenry County are still looking for a burglary suspect who escaped from police custody.