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Madison County, IL Sheriff's Office
Friday March 21st, 2014 :: 03:30 p.m. CDT


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A Colorado Springs, Colorado, man was charged today in Madison County Circuit Court, with a felony charge of RETAIL THEFT OVER $300.00. The man is identified as:

AGE: 22

On Thursday, January 23, 2014, at approximately 12:32 p.m., the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to Wal-Mart, 6660 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, Illinois, in reference to a retail theft. A Wal-Mart Loss Prevention Officer told the responding deputy that an unknown male suspect pushed a shopping cart, containing approximately $876.00 in merchandise past all point of sale, without attempting to make payment. The loss prevention officer confronted the subject in the vestibule, just before he exited the building. Upon being confronted the subject abandoned the stolen merchandise and fled on foot. The suspect fled to a black passenger vehicle on the parking lot. He entered the vehicle and fled the area.
A deputy located the suspect vehicle on the parking lot of Regions Bank at 821 W. Homer M. Adams Parkway, Godfrey, Illinois, at approximately 1:43 p.m. The deputy stopped the vehicle and identified the driver, Troy E. Linnebur, as the suspect in the attempted theft. Linnebur was arrested and transported to the Madison County Jail where he was held pending a formal review of facts by the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office.
The warrant and criminal information was issued by the Honorable Judge Neil Schroeder, who set Linnebur’s Bond at $15,000.00.

Madison County, IL Sheriff's Office
405 Randle St
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 618-692-4433

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