On June 16th while our annual Porta-Wesfalica Fest was in full swing on the Monroe County Courthouse lawn in the middle of
someone stole a 16' grill trailer (stainless) worth $9995.00. The grill is owned by the Monroe County Pork Producers and was being used for the first time to grill pork steaks and brats. Waterloo
The grill had been shut down for the night and at approximately 9:47 pm we received a call that the grill had been hooked to a pickup truck and stolen. The grease trail from the trailer led West out of
on IL Rt. 156 and a short time later a Valmeyer Officer observed the truck/grill after he was notified by a witness. The Valmeyer Officer and three Monroe County Deputies stopped the truck/grill at HH and Waterloo Andy Roadin rural . Monroe County
Two subjects, Trenton J. Gilliam 35 and Andrew J. Schneider 29 of rural
were arrested and charged with Theft over $300.00 (Felony) and incarcerated at the Monroe County Jail. They were released on the 17th on $10,000.00 bond (10% applies) so both posted $1000, 00. cash bond as set by a judge. The grill was returned to the Monroe County Pork Producers that same evening. Monroe County
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