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NEWS RELEASE
SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT

April 11, 2017
Case Number: #17-088
Contact: Detective Zach Green
Contact Number: 618-632-9047

On Monday, January 23, 2017, The Shiloh Police Department responded to a report of a retail theft in progress at Dierberg’s located at 4000 Greenmount Crossing Drive. Upon arrival, Officers learned a male subject took merchandise from the store without paying and departed prior to their arrival.

Through an investigation, the male was identified and on April 10, 2017 was taken into custody by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department and held at the Madison County Jail for an active warrant unrelated to this case.

On Monday, April 10, 2017, St. Clair County Assistant State’s Attorney Elizabeth Nester issued warrant #17CF0046501 for Retail Theft, a Class 3 Felony, charging Christopher J. Ottensmeyer, 41, of the 800 block of Woods Edge Drive in Maryville with the above crime. 

The warrant was reviewed by St. Clair County Judge Jan Fiss and he set Ottensmeyer bond at $50,000.  Ottensmeyer is currently in custody at the Madison County Jail for want of bond.

*All persons are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.