Crime of the Week: Theft of a homemade trailer

By Anthony Engle on February 8 at 11:19am

Crime Stoppers of Morgan and Scott County are requesting information to assist the Jacksonville Police Department in their investigation of a recent theft.

Sometime between 12 noon on Thursday, January 24th and 8 a.m. on Monday, January 28th, an unknown person or persons removed a homemade trailer from the 900 block of East State Street.

The trailer was described as a single axle with 2X6 wooden sidewalls.

The police are asking for help. Anyone who has information concerning this incident, or any other crimes within the two-county area, are requested to submit a tip to CrimeStoppers of Morgan and Scott County.

Relevant information may be provided online by going to and clicking the leave a tip button on the home page.

You may also call Crimestoppers at 243-7300, or offer a tip by texting 274637, which spells CRIMES on a telephone keypad. The first word of any text tip must be “payout”.

More information can be found at