NEWS RELEASE – Threatening a Public Official
SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT
Case Number: #19-981
Contact: Detective Sergeant Kyle Bade
Contact Number: 618-632-9047
On Friday August 2, 2019 at 9:52 P.M. Shiloh Officers responded to the 2600 block of Lebanon Avenue in reference to an unresponsive male lying in the ditch along the side of Lebanon Avenue. Upon officer’s arrival, the subject was extremely intoxicated. After speaking with the subject, he would not cooperate with officers, and he was arrested for Intoxicated Pedestrian. The subject was transported to the Shiloh Police Department for booking. Upon arrival at the department, the subject became angry and began to damage property at the department, along with making direct threats to the safety of the officers. Due to his level of intoxication, he was transported directly to the St. Clair County Jail. The case was submitted to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.
On Saturday August 3, 2019, St. Clair County Assistant State’s Attorney Jason Emmanuel issued a two-count warrant, #19CF0117801, and #19CF0117802 Threatening a Public Official, both Class 3 Felonies, charging RANDEL D. LEWIS, 46, of the 1ST block of Acorn Lake Drive in Shiloh with the above crime.
The warrant was reviewed by St. Clair County Judge Stacy Campbell who set Lewis’s bond at $30,000. Lewis is currently in custody at St. Clair County Jail for want of bond.
*All persons are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.