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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Stealing on County Line of St. Clair and Henry County

On Sunday, September 12, 2021, St. Clair county deputies responded to a call in reference to a stealing in progress located at Coon Creek Bridge at the St. Clair and Henry County line. 

A witness saw the suspect parked at the bridge stealing re-bar, and notified the owner of the re-bar. The owner of the re-bar followed the suspect while communicating with dispatch. 

Deputies were advised by dispatch that Henry County deputies had that vehicle stopped south of Clinton, Missouri. St. Clair County deputies arrived on scene and took the suspect into custody. 

The victim reported that the cost of the re-bar was close to $500.00. After St. Clair county deputies arrived on scene John Jones, 48, Clinton, was arrested for stealing. - Courtesy of the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office