Pontoon Beach Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Murder Suspect Found in Mexico 2

    Thursday | via RiverBender.com 

    A man who was wanted in connection with a murder in Pontoon Beach more than three years ago is finally in custody. The Madison County State's Attorney says 20 year old Fernando Gallegos-Ochoa was wanted for murder in the shooting death of 20 year old Jesus Flores on the parking lot of the La Mexicana Restaurant in Pontoon Beach on August 20, 2011.


    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pontoon Beach, IL, Madison County, IL

  • Man accused in 2011 shooting death in custody

    Wednesday Oct 22 | via KFVS12 

    A man who spent three years on the run after being charged in connection with a deadly southwestern Illinois shooting is in custody in Illinois after being captured in his native Mexico. Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons says 20-year-old Fernando Gallegos-Ochoa was returned to that county Tuesday night and is jailed without bond.


    Related Topix: Madison County, IL