Colton R. McGaughey

Brittney G. Hamlin

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BETHALTO - The following individuals were charged today in Madison County Circuit Court with felony offenses related to multiple storage unit burglaries, which took place during the 2019 calendar year, at Bethalto “Rent A Space”, 200 S. Moreland Road, Bethalto Illinois.

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Mcgaughey was charged and is wanted for Aggravated Possession of Stolen Firearm, Burglary, and Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon, with bond set at $100,000.00, while Hamlin was charged and is wanted for one count of Burglary, with bond set at $50,000.00.

The charges related to seven (7) different storage units that were broken into from April of 2019 to November of 2019 at Bethalto “Rent A Space”. Thousands of dollars in collectibles, personal property, and firearms were stolen from the units during the burglaries. Bethalto Police Department Investigators worked diligently to recover approximately $3,000.00 of the stolen property, which will ultimately be returned to the rightful owners.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the two defendants are asked to contact the Bethalto Police Department at 618-377-5266, or via Facebook message.

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