NEWS RELEASE - Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by Felon
SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT
Case Number: #23-00139
Contact: Detective Chris Flynn
Contact Number: 618-632-9047
On January 31, 2023 at approximately 8:30 pm, an Officer with the Shiloh Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation at the intersection of Lebanon Avenue at Lake Christine Drive. The operator of the vehicle was found to have a warrant through the US Marshals Office and a passenger was taken into custody for an in-state warrant. An inventory of the vehicle was conducted and a loaded firearm was located.
On Thursday, February 2, 2023, St. Clair County Assistant State Attorney Elizabeth Nester issued Warrant #23CF0020101 for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by Felon, a Class 2 Felony, charging Germonde T. Brunner, 25, of the 300 block of North 49th Street in Belleville with the above crime.
The warrant was reviewed by St. Clair County Judge John O’Gara who set Brunner’s bond at $150,000.00 with 10% applying. Brunner is currently in custody at the St. Clair County Jail for want of bond, and his outstanding warrant for the United States Marshals.
*All persons are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.