3 suspects arrested for string of burglaries
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL. (KTVI) – A St. Clair County investigator and a Germantown, IL. Police Chief combined cases and resources to solve a series of storage unit burglaries in rural Illinois. On Thursday, October 31st, a St. Clair County Deputy was dispatched to a Trenton, IL. Area storage facility to investigate a report of a burglary of a storage unit.
Upon arrival the deputy was met by a victim and shown a storage unit that had been burglarized of $5400 in items. In the course of the investigation, 5 other units were discovered to have had their locks cut off, but no items stolen.
Investigators Kenneth McHughes and Chief Jeff Wuebble of Germantown, IL. connected the burglaries with other burglaries and develop suspects.
Three suspects were detained and charged with burglary:
Toby W. Gibson, bond was set at $50,000
Heather R. Phillips bond was set at $25,000
Cheryl L. Phillips bond was set at $25,000
All 3 suspects are in the custody of the Clinton County Jail.