A Missouri man was arrested at a New Windsor campground on Tuesday night after he was found to be in possession of a vehicle reportedly stolen from Missouri.
According to a news release from the Mercer County Sheriff's office, Chad C. Graham, 39, of Barnett, Mo., was arrested at the Shady Lakes campground in New Windsor. The release stated county deputies were called to the campground for a report of a suspicious person, later identified as Mr. Graham.
After talking with Mr. Graham, deputies found him to be in possession of the car, as well as several other items reportedly stolen from "multiple jurisdictions across Illinois and Missouri," according to the release. It was not stated what those items were or from where they allegedly were stolen.
Online records from the Mercer County Circuit Court on Wednesday evening indicated no charges had been filed against Mr. Graham. A spokesman for the Mercer County Sheriff's office could not be reached for additional comment Wednesday.
Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park. 1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.