NEWS RELEASE – Retail Theft
SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT
Case Number: #21-01294
Contact: Detective Chris Flynn
Contact Number: 618-632-9047
On Monday, November 1, 2021, Officers responded to Dierbergs Market located at 4000 Green Mount Crossing Drive in reference to a retail theft. The suspect was known to Dierbergs’ staff due to multiple thefts by the suspect from the business. The suspect was taken into custody by the East St. Louis Police Department in possession of the stolen merchandise a short time later. The case was submitted to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office for warrant review.
On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, Assistant State’s Attorney Beth Nester issued warrant # 22CF0011201 for Retail Theft, a Class 3 Felony, charging Richard A. Reed, 51, of the 500 block of North 18th Street in East St. Louis with the above crime.
The warrant was reviewed by St. Clair County Judge Robert Haida who set Reed’s bond at $50,000 with 10% to apply. Reed is currently at large.
*All persons are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.