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NEWS RELEASE
SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT

October 10, 2017
Case Number: #17-1196
Contact: Detective Sergeant Jesse Phillips
Contact Number: 618-632-9047

NEWS RELEASE

Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

On Monday, September 25, 2017 The Shiloh Police Department began investigating a registered sex offender residing in the 3700 block of Rhetts Landing that failed to renew his annual registration as required by the Illinois Sex Offender Registration Act.

The results of the investigation were presented to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, St. Clair County Assistant State’s Attorney Elizabeth Nester issued warrant #17CF0128501 for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, a Class 3 Felony, charging Samuel M. Sargeant, 19, of the 3700 block of Rhetts Landing in Shiloh with the above crime. 

The warrant was reviewed by St. Clair County Judge Walter Brandon and he set Sargeant’s bond at $5,000.  Sargeant posted his necessary bond and was released pending his court date.

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