An attempt to cash-in stolen lottery tickets led to the arrests of two Watseka Men Saturday.
Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police report 58-year-old Avery Durflinger Sr. and 35-year-old Avery Durflinger Jr. were jailed on charges of Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Damage to Property.
Police said a break-in at the Iroquois Market in Iroquois early Saturday resulted in an undisclosed amount of lottery tickets stolen. The Durflingers were identified as suspects after it was learned they unsuccessfully tried to cash-in winning tickerts at the Casey’s General Store in St. Anne hours after the burglary.
Both men were arrested without incident.