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Names in the News: BB Gun Carjacker Held on $700,000 Bail

Jonathan Sarolas is facing a felony charge less than two weeks after he was released from prison.

Eleven days after , 23, of Homer Glen was released from state prison, following serving a sentence for burglary convictions, he attempted to steal a woman’s car in Orland Park using a BB gun and fled from police through a wooded area.

Sarolas was caught less than a week later at the Midlothian Metra stop, and now he’s back in custody.

On Tuesday, Sarolas stood before Judge Peter Felice with a new felony charge to face, aggravated vehicular hijacking. Felice was about to grant a $500,000 bail, but upped it to $700,000 when he learned about Sarolas’ recent prison sentence.

Sarolas didn’t speak during the court hearing, and his attorney declined to comment about the case.

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