Reports Of Burglaries Leads To Arrest
Separate reports of two burglaries in the same area resulted in the arrest of a Jasper resident on felony charges.
On Monday, June 20, Corporal Glenda Morrison took a report from Mary Thomas of the Spadra community about her residence being broken into and prescription medications taken. Deputy Jacob Shook was dispatched to the same mobile home park area on County Road 2340 and took a report from Carol Smith about her residence also being broken into and the same type of medications taken.
Shook and Morrison located a shoe print on one of the doors and located a suspect in a nearby mobile home. The shoe print from the door matched the shoes the suspect was wearing. The suspect was read his rights and gave a statement that he broke into the Thomas residence but stated he did not know anything about the burglary at the Smith residence.
The suspect, Jason Todd Kilgore, age 33 was arrested and transported to the detention center. After being read his rights again, Kilgore admitted to burglarizing both residences. Kilgore was charged with Residential Burglary (2 counts), Theft of Property (2 counts) and Criminal Trespass (2 counts).
Kilgore appeared before Circuit Judge Dennis Sutterfield on Tuesday, June 21st where his bond was set at $10,000.00 cash/commercial with a July 1st court date in Johnson County Circuit Court