An Alorton man facing charges in St. Louis is facing more charges from St. Clair County for a vehicular burglary that led to the gun possession charges against in Missouri.
Lance L. Jones, 21, faces possession of a stolen firearm in St. Louis. He is in custody on that charge in St. Louis.
St. Clair County state’s attorneys have issued warrants on Jones for burglary to a motor vehicle, in which a firearm was stolen, and possession of a stolen firearm.
The car’s owner has had a romantic relationship with Jones, according to the Shiloh Police Department. Police would not say what kind of firearm was taken.
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Sgt. Jesse Phillips, of the Shiloh Police Department, said the car was broken into on Oct. 26 on Sierra Drive. Jones was arrested on Nov. 3 in St. Louis.