June 24, 2019

Case #: 19-631

NEWS RELEASE - Retail Theft over $300


Case Number: #19-631
Contact: Detective Jake Kienitz
Contact Number: 618-632-9047

On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 the Shiloh Police took a report of a theft occurring at Target, located at 3400 Green Mount Crossing Drive. The reporting party described multiple suspects committing the theft, as well as a description of the vehicle the suspects were entering. A Shiloh Officer was able to obtain the suspect vehicle’s registration number as it fled the scene and a suspect was thereafter identified. This case was submitted to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.

On Thursday, June 20th, 2019, Assistant State’s Attorney Elizabeth Nester issued warrant #19CF0095101, for Retail Theft over $300, a Class 3 Felony, charging Leah Watson, 28, of the 1st block of Helen Court, Cahokia, Illinois with the above crime.

 The warrant was reviewed by St. Clair County Judge Zina Cruse who set Watson’s bond at $30,000 with 10% applying. Watson is currently at large.

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


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