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Madison County, IL Sheriff's Office
Friday October 17th, 2014 :: 09:11 a.m. CDT

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A rural Granite City, Illinois, man was charged today in Madison County Circuit Court, with a felony charge of BURGLARY, according to Madison County Sheriff Robert J. Hertz. The man is identified as:

BILLY JOE MCCALLISTER
MALE
AGE: 39
625 MARGARET AVE.
GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at approximately 4:43 p.m., the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the 3200 block of Fairmont Avenue, rural Collinsville, Illinois, in reference to reported burglary in progress. A neighbor called the sheriff’s office when she saw a subject entering a home after he kicked in the front door. Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by the Illinois State Police and Collinsville Police Department searched the area and located the suspect, who was walking in the 3200 block of VFW Lane. The suspect was identified as Billy Joe McCallister.
McCallister was taken into custody 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 home was unoccupied at the time in which McCallister made entry.
The warrant and criminal information was issued by the Honorable Judge Richard Tognarelli, who set McCallister’s Bond at $80,000.00.

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

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