On September 10th, 2020 Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on a residence in Rural Morrison. The search warrant was issued as part of an investigation involving several burglaries throughout the county. As a result of the investigation, several stolen items were recovered and arrests were made. Logan D. Smith (18) of Morrison was arrested for 2 counts of burglary, Possession of Methamphetamine, and unlawful use of weapons, Colton M. Merema (25) of Morrison was arrested for 2 counts of burglary, 1 count of residential burglary. Jamison E. Smith (46) of Morrison was arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Whiteside County Sheriff’s office was assisted by the Whiteside County SWAT team, and Prophetstown Police Department.
These subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.