On 09/30/17 Deputies recovered several tools during an unrelated arrests. The Massac County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying the owner of these tools. If you have information regarding these tools, please contact the Massac County Sheriff's Office at (618)524-2912 or online at http://massacsheriffsdept.com/tips.html.
The Massac County Sheriff's Office is investigating a recent string of thefts of motor vehicles. The thefts have taken place over the last 3 weeks. If you have any information regarding these thefts please contact the Massac County Sheriff's Office at (618)524-2912 or our Tips page at http://massacsheriffsdept.com/tips.html
On 08/22/17 a motorcycle was stolen from the 1500 block of Grand Chain Rd. The motorcycle is a 2003 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic and is black & silver in color. The motorcycle was stolen from the owners yard.
The 2007 Nissan Altima was located. A suspect has been identified and charges pending.
On 08/31/17 it was reported that a vehicle had been stolen from the owner, who resides in Joppa. The owner had loaned the vehicle to someone who never brought the vehicle back. To this date, the vehicle has not been returned and is considered stolen. The person who borrowed the vehicle has charges pending for the vehicle. The vehicle is a 2007 Nissan Altima and is white in color. It has Illinois license plate E460662.
On 09/03/17 an ATV was stolen from the 7900 block of Unionville Rd. The ATV was in the homeowners yard. The ATV is a 2006 Honda Fourtrax Foreman 4X4 TRX 500 FM. It is red in color.
On 09/05/17 a motorcycle was stolen from the 5700 block of Marion Rd. The homeowner came home to find his motorcycle missing from a garage. The motorcycle is a 2016 Harley Davidson FXSB Softail Breakout. It is pearl white in color.
On 09/08/17 an ATV was stolen from the yard of a residence in the 6400 block of US Hwy 45 South. The ATV is a 2004 Kawasaki KFX 400 and is green in color.
On 09/117/17 a Deputy located the 2017 Honda Accord on a parking lot in Metropolis. The vehicle had been left unoccupied. Deputies have identified a suspect and charges are pending.
On 09/10/17 a vehicle was reported stolen from the 3200 block of Massac Creek Rd. The homeowner woke up to discover the vehicle missing from the garage. The vehicle is a 2017 Honda Accord and is black in color. It has Illinois registration Q939411.
The Massac County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about a Theft of a Motorcycle. On 09/05/17 at around 10:00 P.M. Deputies responded to the 5700 block of Marion Rd. regarding a stolen motorcycle. The motorcycle is a 2016 Harley Davidson FXSB Soft Tail Breakout. It is pearl white in color. The motorcycle was stolen from a locked garage on 09/05/17 between 7:00 A.M. and 10:00 P.M. If you have any information regarding the theft of this motorcycle please contact the Massac County Sheriff's Office at (618)524-2912 or online at http://massacsheriffsdept.com/tips.html
Joshua Wierman had been sought regarding extensive damage done to a home in the Lakewood Drive subdivision in Massac County. Numerous tips were received regarding Wierman. Wierman was charged with Criminal Damage to Property(felony) in Massac County Circuit Court. The Massac County Sheriff's Office coordinated with the Paducah Police Department and were able to take Joshua Wierman into custody, without incident. Wierman is being lodged in the McCracken County Jail waiting extradition to Massac County.
On 08/29/17 Deputies were called to the Lakeview Drive Subdivision at 10:22 P.M. Reports from residents were that they could hear glass breaking in the area. A homeowner was arriving at their residence when they discovered a red Chevrolet S10 leaving the area at a high rate of speed. The homeowner discovered several windows busted out of the home. Deputies checked the residence and obtained evidence that led them to 25 year old Joshua R. Wierman. Wierman is an acquaintance of the homeowner. Wierman is white male, 6'0" and weighs 210 lbs. Wierman previously lived in Minnesota, but has been in the Metropolis and Paducah area recently. Wierman had been driving an unknown year red Chevrolet S10 with no license plate. If you know the whereabouts of Wierman or the red Chevrolet S10, please contact the Massac County Sheriff's Office at (618)524-2912.
The Illinois State Police, Southern Illinois Drug Task Force (ISP/SIDTF) announced the arrests of nine people for offenses related to illegal drug distribution in Massac County. Those Arrested were:
Further arrests are anticipated:
The investigations leading to the arrests were conducted by ISP/SIDTF. The Ullin Office of the ISP/SIDTF is comprised of membership from the Massac County Sheriff's Office, The Massac County States Attorneys Office, Metropolis Police Department, Hardin County Sheriff's Office, Hardin County States Attorneys Office and the Illinois State Police. The cases are being prosecuted by Massac County States Attorney Patrick Windhorst.
The public is reminded that, under law, a defendant is presumed innocent of a charge until proven guilty, beyond a reasonable doubt, to the satisfaction of a jury.
On 05/18/17 the Massac County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of shots fired at a residence on West 5th St. in Brookport. Deputies responded and discovered a vehicle and a mobile home with several bullet holes. Shell casings were discovered near the residence. Deputies obtained video from a surveillance system. The video shows 3 subjects approach the residence. It is believed that two of the subjects were caring automatic rifles. In the video you can see the individuals firing at the residence as they run away. It should be noted that the time on the video is off and the actual time would be around 2 A.M. Deputies have been investigating since 05/18/17 and have developed possible suspects. The Massac County Sheriff's Office is requesting that anyone with information about the incident to please call the Massac County Sheriff's Office at (618)524-2912 or at our TIPS page http://massacsheriffsdept.com/tips.html. The Massac County Sheriff's Office is being assisted by the Brookport Police Department and the Illinois State Police.
On 05/06/17 an investigation began when it was reported that a chainsaw and a professional paint sprayer was stolen from a property in the 3000 block of Illinois 145 Rd. On 05/09/17 WPSD aired a segment on Massac's Most Wanted. Jeff Anderson was featured as one of Massac's Most Wanted. Shortly after the segment aired, the Massac County Sheriff's Office received a tip that Anderson was at a residence on Jonesboro Rd. Deputies arrived at the residence and learned that Anderson had saw the segment and left the residence. Deputies searched the residence and located the stolen chainsaw and professional paint sprayer, along with other items beleived to be stolen. Deputies recovered evidence they beleived linked Anderson to the theft on 05/06/17. Additional charges on Jeff Anderson are expected.
Deputies are also investigating a theft of an 18 foot flatbed trailer that occurred on 05/02/17 in the 1300 block of Country Club Rd., which is near where the chainsaw and paint sprayer were stolen. The trailer has white rims along with a wooden floor and wooden retaining walls. It is a 2016 Southern Express 18 foot trailer.
If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jeff Anderson or information on the stolen trailer contact the Massac County Sheriff's Office at (618)524-2912 or online at http://massacsheriffsdept.com/tips.html
On 05/10/17, 35 year old inmate Samuel Scott Stallions, of Metropolis, was being returned from a court appearance by the Pope County Sheriff's Office. Stallions was wearing jail issued clothing and restraints when he was removed from the vehicle to be taken into the Massac County Detention Center. Stallions broke away and attempted to flee. Deputies, along with Officers with the Metropolis Police Department began to pursue Stallions.Stallions was surrounded and attempted to flee a few blocks from the Detention Center. Stallions was subdued by use of a tazer and taken into custody. Stallions was returned to the Massac County Detention Center and charged with Escape. Stallions was being returned from Pope County Court where he was just given credit for time served and to be released from their custody. Stallions was being returned to the Detention Center on a Massac County warrant.
The Massac County Sheriff's Office is now accepting resumes for the following positions:
- Corrections Officer
- Deputy Sheriff
Qualifications for Telecommunications:
Qualifications for Corrections Officer:
Qualifications for Deputy Sheriff:
Resumes can be dropped off or mailed to:
Massac County Sheriff's Office
515 Market St.
Metropolis, IL 62960
Resumes may also be submitted via email at: