Written by Theresa Rose on July 3, 2015

In the last few weeks, the Mt Pleasant Police Department investigated 26 reports of car burglaries and two stolen vehicles, which were located in ditches near Green Valley Trailer Court. As a result of the investigation, Colten McAllister age 16 of Mt Pleasant, was subsequently arrested and transported to the Lee County Juvenile Detention Facility where he was charged with Theft 1st, a Class C Felony and Theft 2nd, a Class D Felony.

More charges are pending and more arrests are expected.

The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with any other information is asked to contact the Mt Pleasant Police Department at 319 385-1450