Man Charged With Phone Harrassment Tries To Escape Police

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Theron D. Hubbard

SHILOH, IL (KTVI)-A man charged with telephone harassment and making a terrorist threat tried to escape from police custody Friday. On February 25, 2013, the Shiloh Police Department responded to a home on North Main Street after a call about phone harassment.  The person told police that Theron D. Hubbard, 27 of East St. Louis had called and texted an acquaintance of Hubbard’s estranged wife nearly three hundred times. During the calls, he threatened to shoot the acquaintance and go to a school bus stop and shoot the acquaintance’s children and others.

Detectives located Hubbard with the help of his Probation Officer.  He was taken into custody and has been charged with one count of felony Telephone Harassment and one felony count of Making a Terrorist Threat. Bond was set at $100,000.00

Hubbard was arraigned on Friday, March 8. While he was being transported to the St. Clair County Jail, he attempted to escape by kicking out a window of a police car, causing minor injuries to officers.  Charges are pending on the latest incident.