SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT
January 8, 2019
Case Number: #18-1519
Contact: Detective Sergeant Kyle Bade
Contact Number: 618-632-9047
On Friday November 30th, 2018 at approximately 1:30 A.M. the Shiloh Police Department observed a suspect known to be have an active warrant at the Circle K Gas Station located at 1242 Thovenot Lane. The Shiloh Officers attempted to make a traffic stop on the suspect’s vehicle, but the suspect fled from the officer at a high rate of speed, violating numerous traffic laws. The officer lost sight of the suspect, and was unable to locate him. It was later discovered the suspect had taken items from the Gas Station without paying.
On Thursday December 13, 2018 at approximately 10:57 A.M. Shiloh Officers observed the same vehicle and suspect in the area of Country Meadow and Richland Prairie. The suspect again attempted to flee from Shiloh Police, and was later found in the 800 block of Plankway Drive inside of a residence. The suspect was taken into custody for the outstanding warrant, and this case was submitted to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.
On Monday January 7, 2019, Assistant State’s Attorney Elizabeth Nester issued a three-count warrant, #19CF0003401 for Aggravated Fleeing and Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, a Class 4 Felony,19TR0000006 Fleeing and Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, a Class A Misdemeanor, and 19CM0000027 for Retail Theft, a Class A Misdemeanor charging Antonio Stewart of the 800 block of Plankway Drive in Shiloh with the above crimes.
The warrant was reviewed by St. Clair County Judge Stephen McGlynn who set Stewart’s bond at $50,000. Stewart is currently at large.
*All persons are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.