One man accused of stealing from Murphysboro home | News
JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - One man is in custody after he allegedly robbed a home and fled from police in Murphysboro, Ill. Monday night.
Police arrested Ian T. Collins, 18, of Murphysboro after chasing him into a wooded area at around midnight.
According to the Murphysboro Police Department, the burglary happened at around 11:45 p.m. on Westwood Lane. They say a man kicked in the door of a home and stole cash and jewelry.
While at the home, he was confronted by the residents living there. Police say Collins threatened the residents with a knife before leaving the home. The couple then called 911.
When police responded, they found Collins and chased him into a wooded area. He was caught and arrested shortly afterwards.
Collins is charged with home invasion, armed violence, residential burglary, theft over $500, and resisting a police officer. He was taken to the Jackson County Jail.
His bond is $50,000/$5,000 cash.
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