Jefferson County Sheriff news release
Sheriff Oliver “Glenn” Boyer advises that on December 15th, Deputies responded to the area of Hilltop Drive and Paradise Meadows in Imperial for a reported stolen vehicle. In addition, deputies learned that several other vehicles had property stolen from inside.
While investigating the thefts, the Illinois Metro East Auto Theft Task Force notified the Sheriff’s Office advising they had located the reported stolen vehicle, containing numerous stolen items and had the suspect in custody. The suspect is described as W/M, age 19, Granite City, Il.
A Deputy responded to assist the Metro East Auto Task Force with the investigation. The stolen property including the vehicle was recovered and later returned to the owners.
The reports will be forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for review of charges.