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Deputies make second arrest in motorcycle theft

PITTSFIELD, IL (WGEM) —The Pike County Sheriff’s Department reported on Friday that they made a second arrest regarding the theft of a Suzuki motorcycle which occurred on September 24 in Detroit, Illinois.

Chief Deputy Zachary Orr stated that David Meyers, 20, of Hannibal was arrested on October 28 for theft over $500.00.

Orr reported that on September 24, Illinois State Police District 20 received a report of a stolen motorcycle in Detroit, Illinois. The victim reported his 2007 Suzuki motorcycle stolen from his residence during the night.

Illinois State Police advised the Pike County Sheriff’s Department of the report.

Orr stated the Pike County Sheriff’s Department along with the Illinois State Police conducted an investigation which included reviewing surveillance video footage along with multiple interviews.

On October 3, the Pike County Sheriff’s Department had arrested Corey Roach, 27, of Hannibal for theft over $500.00.  Corey is currently lodged in the Marion County Jail on other charges.

Meyers was transferred from the Marion County Jail to the Pike County Jail.

Jim Roberts

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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