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Illinois police find missing Jersey County couple; husband in custody

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Trexlers

Tracie and Jonathan Trexler

JERSEY COUNTY, IL (KTVI) - Police were looking for a Bunker Hill couple. The Jersey County Sheriff's Office reports that Tracie Trexler, 39, and Jonathan Trexler, 36, were last seen Wednesday. They were located Thursday afternoon in a trailer on a friend's property.

The FBI, Illinois State Police and the Jersey County Sheriff's Office performed a search for the couple.  The found her black Dodge 2010 Journey SUV.

Officers then moved the search to Calhoun County.  They received a tip that Jonathon Trexler may be at a friend's place.  They found his vehicle in a barn on the property.

A release from Jersey County police says that they found Jonathan in a trailer.  They secured the perimeter and officers started a dialogue with Jonathan over a loudspeaker.   Tracie was found at the trailer at some point during the conversation with the authorities.

Police say Tracie was taken from the scene to be treated for injuries.  A standoff continued with Jonathon for a period of time. He was eventually taken into custody.

 

The Jersey County Sheriff's Office released images of vehicles that the couple is known to drive

The Jersey County Sheriff's Office released images of vehicles that the couple is known to drive