CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT
301 W. Franklin Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
 
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Bruce Kettelkamp
Sheriff

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CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

301 W. FRANKLIN STREET

TAYLORVILLE, IL. 62568

 

SHERIFF                                                  (217) 824-4961

BRUCE KETTELKAMP

 

CHIEF DEPUTY                                      (217) 824-4963 (FAX)

BRUCE ENGELING

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Bret Zuber (24) of Assumption on the charges of Aggravated D.U.I., as well as three (3) counts of Burglary, two (2) counts of Attempted Burglary, two (2) counts of Arson, and forty-six (46) counts of Criminal Damage to Property, stemming from an investigation into a series of incidents, including one in which fifty-nine (59) vehicle tires were slashed, that occurred in the Assumption area between June and July of this year.

Mr. Zuber was arrested on Tuesday, August 14th, by the Christian County Sheriff’s Office without incident. The arrest comes after an extensive investigation by the Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois State Police, Zone 4 Investigations Unit and the Forensic Science Lab (Springfield), the Assumption Police Department, Christian County State’s Attorney and the Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office.

I want to take this opportunity to thank all of the law enforcement officers who were involved in this investigation for their dedication and perseverance” said Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp. “This investigation was a prime example of good old fashioned police work, from the patrol officers who first responded and gathered the initial evidence, to the investigators working behind the scenes pursuing leads and conducting interviews.”

An investigation like this shows how effective state and local law enforcement can be when they come together as a team, pooling their resources and expertise” added Sheriff Kettelkamp.  It was their hard work and attention to detail that resulted in the arrest of Mr. Zuber.”

Anyone with information pertaining to this, or any other crime, is requested to contact the Christian County Sheriff’s Office (824-4961), their local law enforcement agency or Christian County Crime Stoppers at (1-800-568-TIPS) or (824-9100)

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR NEWS AGENCIES

The Christian County Sheriff will be holding a Press Conference, today, August 16th, 2012 at 1:30pm regarding this arrest. The Christian County Sheriff’s Office is located at 301 W. Franklin Street, Taylorville, Il.