The Loves Park Police Department need your help. They are looking for 20-year-old Matthew Ton. Mr. Ton is wanted for aggravated fleeing to elude police and is wanted for possession of a stolen vehicle.

Police say that he was last seen driving a green 2003 Saturn Ion 4-door, with Illinois license plates 500395.

 

According to Love's Park Police:

Tuesday, August 26, at around 12:08 PM, a Sheriff's Deputy responded to Kohl's on West Ln. for a shoplifter. Loves Park officers responded to backup the Deputy.

 

As Loves Park arrived on scene, the Deputy was in foot pursuit across the Kohl's parking lot. The white male got into a vehicle. As the Deputy was trying to open the door of the vehicle, the male drove backwards toward a Loves Park squad car & then forward away from the squad. Loves Park Police pursued the vehicle, a green 2003 Saturn Ion out onto West Ln. and then southbound on N. 2nd St. The driver then crossed the center ditch on N. 2nd St. & headed eastbound on Minns Dr. The pursuit was terminated.

Loves Park Police are asking the public's help on locating Matthew T. Ton (20) of Rockford or Roscoe, as well as the stolen vehicle he was driving, a green 2003 Saturn Ion 4-door, last known to have Illinois license plates of 500395.

 

The vehicle was stolen on August 15, along with another vehicle, from a garage in the 600 block of N. Chicago in Rockford. Burglars gained access to the garage by stealing the victims purse during church on August 10, in Rockford.

The suspect in this case, allegedly fled from Rockford Police on August 25. Matthew T. Ton (20) is wanted on warrants for Aggravated Fleeing to Elude Police & for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle.

 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ton is urged to call their local police, or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of wanted individuals. To contact Loves Park Police, call (815) 654-5015.

The charges in this case are merely allegations & the defendant is considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.