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Man Wanted for Multiple Burglaries in Jefferson County Arrested in Williamson County

MARION – A 41-year-old Sesser man has been arrested in Williamson County on an active Jefferson County warrant charging him with multiple burglaries.

Robert L. Gifford is accused of the October 22, 2021 burglaries at the Scheller Playhouse and Woodlawn.

Sheriff’s Office detectives were assisted in investigation by Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services.

Gifford was being held in the Williamson County Jail awaiting extradition back to Jefferson County. His bond is $100,000.