JPD Investigating After Multiple Theft Incidents Reported Thursday

By Jeremy Coumbes on July 29, 2022 at 9:08am

Jacksonville Police are investigating three incidents of theft from yesterday.

Jacksonville police were called to Henry’s Service Center located at 2244 West Morton Avenue at approximately 11:00 am Thursday. According to a police report, at approximately 4:30 yesterday morning a side-by-side UTV was stolen from the business.

Police were later called to Jacksonville Machine Inc. located at 2265 West Morton Avenue after it was discovered that someone attempted to steal a trailer from just after 4 am. The subject was not successful in taking the trailer. Police have not confirmed if the incidents are related.

In a separate incident, police were called to the 200 block of Howe Street just before 3 pm yesterday, after a call was received by West Central Dispatch of a complainant who advised that her vehicle had been stolen out of her driveway within the last 45 minutes of her call. The vehicle is described as a dark gray 2013 Hyundai Sonata.

All three incidents are currently under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Jacksonville Police Department at 217-479-4630.

You can also leave an anonymous tip with Morgan, Scott, Cass Crime Stoppers by calling 217-243-7300, or by texting to the word crimes. The first word of the text tip must be “payout”.

Tips may also be submitted online by going to and clicking the leave a tip button on the homepage, or via the Morgan, Scott, Cass Crime Stoppers mobile app.