PERSON OF INTEREST IN MURDER WHO WAS LOCATED IN BOND COUNTY HAS BEEN CHARGED
23-year-old Dorian L. Wilborn of Cahokia was charged by the St. Clair County States Attorney with one count of alleged First Degree Murder for the death of 28-year-old-Saul Holmon III of Centreville. Holmon was found shot to death in his apartment in Centreville on June 17.
As reported earlier by WGEL, Wilborn was described by Illinois State Police as "a person of interest" in the murder investigation and was found in Bond County. Based on information gathered by the Illinois State Police and U.S. Marshals, Wilborn was believed to be in the Greenville area.
Around 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, the Bond County Sheriff's Department and Greenville police took Wilborn into custody at a home in Smithboro.
Wilborn is currently being held in the St. Clair County Jail on $1million bond.
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES DOWN
For May 2006, over-the-year unemployment rates fell in all 12 of the metro areas in Illinois, according to data released by the Illinois Department of Security. The Illinois section of St. Louis gained 800 jobs during the month of May in construction, wholesale trade, and financial activities. Locally, Bond County showed a slight increase of unemployment in May 2006 at 5.5%. In May 2005, the unemployment rate was 5.4%. Clinton County also showed an increase in May 2006 of 4.5% that is up from 4.2% in May 2005. Madison County unemployment was down in May 2006 to 5% from 5.2% one year ago.
The fourth member of the Lady Aces softball team has signed to play collegiate softball. Emily Brewer will play at Lewis and Clark. She joins teammates Tiffany Brown (Parkland College), Samatha Belcher (McKendree College), and Kelli Bloemker (McKendree College) in receiving scholarships.
The Kingsbury Clippers swim team won 349-207 over the Sparta team on Saturday. Three members of the Clippers had three 1st place finishes…Jacob Gouge, Julia Gibbs, Adam Stroud, and Dani Huber. Of the twenty relays, the Clippers won 11 of them. The Clippers go to Columbia on Wednesday night for a 6pm meet.