Crime

Four charged with thefts and burglary in Marissa and Lenzburg

The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged four people Wednesday in connection with thefts and a residential burglary in Marissa and Lenzburg.

The bail for Michael Boyster, 29, of Sparta, was set at $40,000.

The bail for Jeremy Copple, 31, of Evansville, was set at $100,000.

The bail for Kayla Kempfer, 29, of Coulterville, was set at $40,000.

The bail for Ruby Smith, 21, of Sparta, was set at $25,000.

Smith was also charged with two counts of misdemeanor possession of stolen property, according to a release from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office.

As of late Wednesday afternoon, Boyster, Copple and Kempfer were in custody at the St. Clair County and Randolph County jails. Smith was not in custody.

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department asked that anyone who knows whether the individuals were involved in other thefts or burglaries in the area call Investigator Biggs at 618-825-5716.

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