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FOREST CITY | A Forest City man faces felony charges in connection with a series of home burglaries in which he allegedly stole guns.

Jordan Lee Meier, 18, was arrested Dec. 29 on a warrant. 

He is accused of breaking into six residences in September and October and stealing a rifle, a shotgun, a handgun, medication and cigarettes, according to Forest City Police Department criminal complaints.

The residences were in the 300 block of East K Street, the 200 block of East L Street, the 200 block of North Central Street and the 400 block of West N. Street.

Meier is charged with two counts of second-degree burglary and three counts of third-degree burglary. 

He has been released on bond pending his next appearance in Winnebago County District Court. 

At the time of his arrest, Meier was on probation for convictions of failure to affix a drug tax stamp, unlawful possession of a prescription drug, operating a motor vehicle without the owner's consent, and three counts of third-degree burglary. 

— Mary Pieper

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