Man Stealing an item from Vehicle Caught by Sullivan County Officers
A man was caught in the act of stealing by Sullivan County Officers.
According to a report from the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Jonathan Jilton was spotted by deputies taking an item from an unlocked car and then fleeing the scene. The man was followed to a home on Hamilton Road, and admitted to authorities that he had taken items from vehicles around the area.
Jilton was taken into custody and charged with auto burglary and theft under $1,000. His bond is set at $36,000.
Anyone who has been a victim of auto burglary or theft in the Sullivan County area is asked to call the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office at (423)-279-7500.