Man charged in connection to home burglaries in Madison County - KMOV.com

Man charged in connection to home burglaries in Madison County

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Jeremy Mitchell, 19, is allegedly involved in several home and car burglaries in Madison County. He is also accused of threatening deputies during a chase. Credit:  Madison County Sheriff Jeremy Mitchell, 19, is allegedly involved in several home and car burglaries in Madison County. He is also accused of threatening deputies during a chase. Credit: Madison County Sheriff
An autographed baseball that may have been taken by Jeremy Mitchell. Credit: Madison County Sheriff An autographed baseball that may have been taken by Jeremy Mitchell. Credit: Madison County Sheriff
Another item that may have been taken by Jeremy Mitchell. Credit: Madison County Sheriff Another item that may have been taken by Jeremy Mitchell. Credit: Madison County Sheriff
Another item that may have been taken by Jeremy Mitchell. Credit: Madison County Sheriff Another item that may have been taken by Jeremy Mitchell. Credit: Madison County Sheriff
MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

A Collinsville man is facing charges for allegedly breaking into several homes in Madison County and threatening officers during a chase.

Jeremy Mitchell, 19, is charged with residential burglary, burglary, threatening a public official and possession of a controlled substance.

Police received a call around 7:15 a.m. Friday about a suspicious vehicle in the 3100 block of W. Chain of Rocks Road in Granite City. Mitchell was driving the car, police say, and kept driving when officers tried to pull him over.

Mitchell then crashed into a ditch, police say and ran, but he was quickly caught. Police say Mitchell made threats against the officers involved in the chase and had heroin on him when he was arrested.

Mitchell’s car, a Chevy Silverado pickup truck, was towed. Officers say items taken in several home and car burglaries in Madison County were found inside.

Other items were found inside the car and police are determining if those items were stolen. If the property is yours or was stolen, please contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at 618-692-0871.

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