CLINTON COUNTY — An 18-year-old from Belleville pleaded guilty today in Clinton County Court to two counts felony burglary, in connection with a string of events on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day in St. Rose.
Chad Travis Lidisky was sentenced to 204 days in jail, with credit for 102 days served in the Clinton County Jail, and day-for-day to apply. He was released with time served Wednesday afternoon.
Lidisky was originally charged with two counts Class 3 felony theft under $500; Class 2 felony aiding, abetting, possessing, or selling a stolen vehicle; and three counts Class 2 felony burglary. All charges other than the two counts burglary to which he pleaded guilty were dismissed per the plea agreement.
Following his guilty plea today, Lidisky testified in court regarding his prior statements, which along with a prosecution exhibit was admitted into evidence and placed under court seal until further ordered by the court.
He was additionally ordered to serve 30-months probation and pay $500 in fines, fees and costs.
According to Clinton County State’s Attorney John Hudspeth, the charges stemmed from alleged incidents on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, in St. Rose, during which vehicles were taken, and another vehicle was entered and items taken.
Lidisky was first arrested in connection with a crime spree involving a group of other teens that ended in two others in the group being arrested on charges that they shot a Keyesport tavern owner on New Year’s Day.
Marion County authorities had sought to have Lidisky charged in connection with the Christmas Eve armed robbery of the Casey’s General Store in Sandoval, but no charges have yet been filed against him in Marion County.