Hillcrest police along with the assistance from the Ogle County Sheriff's department have arrested several juveniles from the village and Rochelle in connection with damaged mailboxes during the month of September.
Chief Danny White said that they had received multiple reports of mailboxes being damaged at homes throuhgout the village. Most of the incidents took place on weekends.
Additional arrest are expected in the future.
The Hillcrest Police department urges residents in the village to call them at 562-2981 if they are a victim of this crime and have not reported any damages to their mailbox.