An Ogle County judge set bond at $50,000 for a Mt. Morris man after being arrested on 2 counts of forgery.
Charged with the felony offense was 28-year old Johnathan Parker.
The arrest stems from an investigation of the theft of cartons of cigarettes and gas from the Leaf River Citgo gas station. The thefts that involved checks took place on April 22nd and 23rd.
Parker remains in jail in lieu of bond as he will return to court on Friday for an arraignment
The investigation continues in the case and further arrests are anticipated.