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Pike County Sheriff arrests two Springfield men for burglary

FISHHOOK, IL (WGEM) — Two Springfield, Illinois residents were arrested for burglary in Pike County, Illinois.

Pike County Sheriff David Greenwood reported Tuesday that deputies were dispatched at 8:56 p.m. on Sunday to a residence in Fishhook, Illinois, for a report of a Residential Burglary where a vehicle was also stolen.

Greenwood stated that during the investigation, an alert was issued to other agencies regarding the vehicle that was stolen during the burglary.

The vehicle was located and stopped in Morgan County where the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department arrested William Williams and Brain Hannon, both 43, from Springfield Illinois.

Greenwood reported that both subjects were transported to the Pike County Jail where they are being lodged for the offenses of Residential Burglary, Burglary, Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Possession of Stolen Property.

It was also learned during the investigation that another vehicle was stolen from Mount Sterling Illinois by a subject believed to be involved with the burglary in Fishhook, Greenwood stated.

Greenwood also reported that on Tuesday Jacki  McLaughlin, 44, was taken into custody in Greenview, Illinois, in reference to this investigation and for arrest warrants from multiple jurisdictions. The stolen vehicle from Mount Sterling was also recovered from the residence in Greenview. McLaughlin is also suspected in a burglary in Fishhook on October 3. McLaughlin is presently being house in the Menard County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing and further charges are expected, Greenwood stated.

Assisting the Pike County Sheriff’s Department during this investigation was the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, The Jacksonville Police Department, The Greenview Police Department, the Menard County Sheriff’s Department and the Illinois State Police.

Jim Roberts

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