Theft

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Mayberry Music and Sound

A $1,000 reward is being offered for the return of the two Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop Guitars stolen from Mayberry Music and Sound in Jonesboro.

Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick wants to warn residents of a series of catalytic converter thefts.

These converters are a required part of the exhaust system on any vehicle manufactured after 1974. Many contain small amounts of valuable metals, which makes them attractive to thieves.

An Effingham man has been sentenced to three years in prison related to a theft on an Amtrak train in Carbondale.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 33-year-old William Knight, Jr. previously pleaded guilty to Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon.

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Marion Police

The Marion Police Department is asking for help to identify the suspect who stole money from a video gaming customer earlier this month.

Officers say a customer was playing gaming machines at the Huck's on West DeYoung St. in Marion late at night on August 5th.

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Union Co. Sheriff's Office

The Union County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of a deer mount from Davis Hunting Club in Ware.

Deputies say the suspect entered the hunting club and removed the mount at around 3 a.m. last Saturday.

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Williamson County Sheriff's Department

Williamson County authorities are looking for suspects after a series of thefts over the last several weeks.

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Jackson County State's Attorney

Stealing a vehicle has landed an Anna man in prison.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 28-year-old Brandon Leek was sentenced to four and-a-half years behind bars. He pleaded guilty to Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle.

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Jackson County State's Attorney

A professor in SIU-Carbondale's College of Agricultural Sciences has pleaded not guilty to the charge of Theft of Governmental Property.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 39-year-old Jeremy Davis of Carterville is accused of stealing a polymerase chain reaction machine and a Nano Drop machine.

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BND

A children's hospital in St. Louis is replacing a 3-year-old Metro East boy's prosthetic leg that was stolen in a car break-in.

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Anna Police

The Anna Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a female suspect wanted in connection with a retail theft complaint from Anna Wal-Mart.

The store says on two separate occasions, a woman used the self-checkout machines to scan merchandise and left the store without paying.

A Johnson County woman is headed to prison for using stolen checks.

The Union County State's Attorney's office says 29-year-old Whitney Patton, also known as Whitney Martin, of Vienna has been sentenced to six years in prison.

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Carbondale Police

The Carbondale Police Department is asking for help in identifying a suspect in a retail theft investigation last month at Circle K Gas Station on East Walnut Street.

Officers say on November 17th, the suspect stole merchandise from Circle K Gas Station and fled on foot. 

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Carbondale Police

Carbondale Police would like the public's help in identifying suspects in a retail theft at Dick's Sporting Goods.

Officers say on October 9th, three suspects stole merchandise from the retailer and left in a Silver Ford Fusion with no license plates attached.

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Mt. Vernon Police Dept.

The manager of a Mt. Vernon thrift store has been arrested for stealing from his business.

The Mt. Vernon Police Department says 57-year-old William "Bill" Norton faces a warrant charging him with felony theft. He manages the Mt. Vernon Christian Outreach & Resale Shop.

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Carbondale Police

Three people are in custody and another is being sought following an incident at Kohl's Department Store in Carbondale.

Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle and retail theft at the store around 5:45 Monday afternoon.
As officers arrived in the area, they immediately identified the suspect vehicle and the three suspects.

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Carbondale Police

Carbondale Police have arrested the suspect wanted for a theft at Hangar 9.

Officers say in the early morning hours of October 23rd, someone stole the tip jar from the bar and left. The tip jar contained an undisclosed amount of money.

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Carbondale Police

A homeless man has been arrested and charged with stealing a vehicle from a Carbondale business.

Police say 28-year-old Justin Peak is accused of stealing the vehicle from a business Tuesday in the 500 block of East Main Street.

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Mt. Vernon Police Dept.

Two teenagers are accused of being involved with a series of thefts in Jefferson County.

The Mt. Vernon Police Department reports 18-year-old Travonte Cain and 19-year-old Mikayla Ford were taken into custody on theft charges after stopped their vehicle in the 1300 block of George Street on Tuesday.

One insurance provider says Illinois close to tops in the nation when it comes to reported thefts during December and January.

A southern Illinois woman has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $71,000 from the village of Crainville.