The Watseka Police Department, with assistance from the Iroquois County Sheriff's Department concluded a two week investigation that led to the arrest of a Martinton man on Friday, November 2nd . On Wednesday, October 17 th Watseka Police were called to Suzuki Honda in regards to a theft of a four wheeler that had been taken from the back lot after the business was closed. Police were able to obtain video of the theft and later posted it to Watseka Police Facebook page. Numerous citizens called in tips of who the suspect may be and it later led to his arrest after the Information was followed up.
Watseka Police and Iroquois County Sheriff's Police took Eric P Moore, 27 Martinton into custody and he was charged with theft over $10,000 and also possession of narcotic equipment. Moore was transported to the Iroquois County jail,
The Watseka Police department would like to express their gratitude of the citizens that phoned tips in to help make this arrest come together swiftly.