Three arrested for Ultra Play thefts

Three men were arrested this week and charged with theft from a Red Bud business.

Arrested on Oct. 1 was Ronald Wilburn Watson, 36, of Cahokia; arrested on Oct. 2 were Perry Noble Bartlett, 49, of Ruma, and Ryan Edward Wosylus, 46, of Evansville. All three have been charged with a class 2 felony theft between $10,000 and $100,000. All three were taken to the Randolph County Jail.

As of Tuesday afternoon, all three were listed as incarcerated at the jail, with no bond amount listed.

Red Bud Police Chief John Brittingham reported that the three men had worked at Ultra Play in Red Bud, and since March of this year conspired to steal from the company. Items stolen were various products produced there, including benches, tables, trash cans and more.

For more on these thefts, please see this week’s print edition.