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CHRISTIAN COUNTY — Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp announced that probable cause was found for burglary charges filed against Drearion L. Neal, age 18 from Springfield, Illinois, in Christian County Court on August 15, 2022.
The burglary charge was the result of the investigation of multiple vehicles being entered into with items stolen, along with two vehicle thefts occurring in the Taylorville area on July 9, 2022.
On July 21 and 22 , 2022, Neal and a juvenile male subject were arrested in Sangamon County in relation to these incidents. The investigation is ongoing and other suspects are believed to be involved.
We want to express our gratitude to the citizens of Christian County who submitted video camera footage that helped us identify these individuals. We also appreciate the combined effort from the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office, United States Marshal Service and our Christian County deputies who investigated these cases.