Authorities Searching For Burglary Suspect In Union County

(Jonesboro, IL) –Shawnee District 84 Schools have closed as a result of an ongoing manhunt in Union County.  Authorities say a man wanted in connection in a burglary at the Revlon Tavern in Jonesboro Sunday is still at large in southern Illinois.  Twenty-six-year-old Dejun Booker was seen at least twice on a back road along Route 146 just a few miles outside of Ware.  Four others were also involved in the burglary, and they have been caught. Booker is 6’1″ tall and weighs 240 pounds. He was last seen wearing gray pants and no shirt. He has a muscular build and shoulder length dreadlocked hair. He is considered armed and dangerous.  Authorities are asking anyone with information to call 911, the Union County Sheriff’s Department at 833-5500 or the Illinois State Police at 542-2171.