SHAWNEETOWN – Illinois State Police (ISP) said a Southern Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with stealing from a local school.
On May 12, the Gallatin County State’s Attorney’s office charged 35-year-old Bryan J.C. Hargrave, of Shawneetown, with official misconduct and theft.
The Sheriff’s Office requested ISP investigate a situation at the Gallatin County School. It was learned that funds from a lockbox used by the auto mechanic class were missing.
After an investigation, School Resource Officer Hargrave was arrested and charged.
He was transported to Saline County Jail where he posted bail.