Metropolis man arrested for Massac Co. burglaries

Metropolis man arrested for Massac Co. burglaries
Deputies identified 24-year-old Nathaniel Reynolds of Metropolis after 100 tips were received from the public (Source: Massac County Sheriff's Office)

JOPPA, IL (KFVS) - The Massac County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection to a string of burglaries.

Deputies identified 24-year-old Nathaniel Reynolds of Metropolis after 100 tips were received from the public.

Reynolds is being held at the Massac County Detention Center pending formal charges.

The thefts were reported on Wednesday, Jan. 9 from residences in the 100, 200 and 300 blocks of Joppa N. Ave. and the 200 block of Joppa Rd.

According to the sheriff’s office, items were taken from two vehicles, someone rummaged through a garage looking for items to take, and items were taken from a yard.

It’s believed these thefts happened sometime around midnight on Wednesday.

Deputies report finding evidence at some of these crime scenes, including video surveillance video.

The Massac County Sheriff’s Office released a still frame of the surveillance video and say it shows a truck that was burglarized.

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