Case#: 20-1308
December 21, 2020
Case #: 20-1358
January 4, 2021

NEWS RELEASE – Retail Theft 

SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT

Case Number: #20-972
Contact: Detective Sergeant Kyle Bade
Contact Number: 618-632-9047

On Wednesday September 23, 2020 the Shiloh Police Department was contacted by Target Loss Prevention in reference to a Retail Theft by an employee. Loss prevention advised the employee was suspected of taking multiple items over multiple days totaling more than $800.00. While attempting to speak to the suspect, Loss prevention officers advised the suspect had left the store and did not return. The results of this investigation were submitted to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.

On December 28, 2020, St. Clair County Assistant State’s Attorney Elizabeth Nester issued warrant: #20CF0178801 for Retail Theft, a Class 3 Felony, charging Morris Washington, 28 of the 300 Block of Roanoke in Belleville Illinois with the above crimes.

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

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