Police seek juvenile in string of Columbia burglaries; One arrested


COLUMBIA, IL (KTVI) – Police have charged two suspects in a string of area home and car burglaries.  Tyler Ashcraft, 18, and a juvenile from Collinsville, IL are accused of stealing from 21 vehicles and three homes. Authorities have Ashcraft in custody.  They are still looking for his accomplice.

Ashcraft is charged with 21 counts of burglary from a motor vehicle.  He also faces 3 counts of residential burglary.  His bond is set at $50,000.


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