Third suspect arrested for stolen lawn equipment


CHARLESTON, Ill. (WCIA) — Police say they have arrested the third suspect in connection to a theft.

Brian Nicholson was captured and taken to jail.

Brian Nicholson

Investigators say August 18th around 10:15 a.m., Officers responded to the 1300 block of Montgomery where it was reported that over $10,000 worth of lawn equipment was stolen overnight.

Detectives located two of the three suspects alleged to have stolen that property.

Tabitha Munds and Charles “Justin” Richey. Both of them charged with Felony Theft and placed in the Coles County Jail.

The Charleston Police also recovered the majority of stolen property and returned it to its rightful owner thanks to help from Clark and Edgar County Sheriff Offices.

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