Madison County burglaries' items recovered

6:50 PM, Jul 23, 2012   |    comments
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Madison County, Ill (KSDK) -- A 35-year-old homeless man is accused of committing six Madison County burglaries.

The Madison County Sheriff's Department said prosecutors charged James Stufflebean with six felony counts of residential burglary.

Stufflebean was arrested on July 13 on burglary related warrants out of Jersey County, Illinois and St. Louis County.

Investigators said the burglaries are related to the growing trend of drug users committing crime to support drug habits.

The sheriff's office recovered items found during the Madison County burglaries and are looking for the owners.

- An antique rectangular base cello in a tan in color zip up case

- A black in color Hewlett-Packard laptop computer with silver lines and white circular graphics on its outer casing.

- A black and tan in color Epiphone brand acoustic guitar in a hard black case

- A silver in color "Flip" brand palm size video camcorder by Cisco

PHOTOS: Madison County burglary items recovered

Anyone with information about the possible owners is ownership asked to contact the Madison County Sheriff's Office at the following numbers:

618-692-4433 (Dispatch Center)
618-692-0871 (Investigative Division)
618-296-3000 (Anonymous Tip Line)


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