FAYETTE COUNTY — The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an 18-year-old Shobonier man and a male
juvenile in connection with the theft of half-dozen trailers stolen in the Fayette County area.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Johnny L. Baker was arrested Monday and tentatively charged with Class 1 felony aggravated vehicle theft. Deputies recovered six trailers with the help of the Centralia Police Department.
Baker was formally charged Tuesday with Class 1 felonies for alleged vehicle theft conspiracy, unlawful possession of stolen vehicles or parts, and Class 3 felony theft. His bail was set at $25,000.