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Biggerstaff Arrested on Multiple Warrants for Child Grooming

In September 2022, the Benton Police Department received information from a juvenile claiming to be the target of some form of sexual exploitation. Officers handling the complaint in Benton contacted Detectives from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and a coordinated investigation begun. The investigation resulted in a search warrant at the residence of the suspect, 28-year-old Garrett S. Biggerstaff of McLeansboro, IL. Evidence was collected and examined by the Sheriff’s Office member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. From this work, a second juvenile victim was identified.
The completed investigation was turned over to the Jefferson County State’s Attorney’s Office.  The case was reviewed and arrest warrants for Biggerstaff were issued in Jefferson County Court on January 4th, 2023.

Jefferson County Detectives, with the assistance of the McLeansboro Police Department and US Marshall’s Service served the arrest warrant on January 5th, 2023. Biggerstaff was arrested on the warrant for two counts of Grooming, with bond set at $150,000. He was transported to the Jefferson County Jail and booked in on the felony charges. Biggerstaff is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

10 comments
  1. Pebbles
    Pebbles
    January 6, 2023 at 10:17 am

    He is no different than his father Tim Biggerstaff who molested me on several occasions when I was a child. It’s disgusting like father like son I guess

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  2. The Innocent
    The Innocent
    January 6, 2023 at 10:29 am

    I am 53 year old deciding from Biggerstaff and this man’s dad is my 1st cousin Tim Biggerstaff and he molested me and my sister when we were 8 and 9 tell my sister was over 10 when it finally stopped for her, seeing this arrest was very shocking 💔 and brought up this dark secret that has been in me for over 40 years

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  3. The Innocent
    The Innocent
    January 6, 2023 at 10:49 am

    I have text messages proving his dad admitted to his act he done to me and my sister The Innocent

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  4. Happy
    Happy
    January 9, 2023 at 6:34 am

    The innocent , then why haven’t you came forward. Maybe this wouldn’t have happened..

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  5. Pissed OFF
    Pissed OFF
    January 9, 2023 at 10:14 am

    This is absolutely disgusting go to the police and report it even if it’s been 40 years doesn’t matter he still needs turned it I always had a feeling about him turns out I was right he can stay away from my family.

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  6. Pissed OFF
    Pissed OFF
    January 9, 2023 at 7:45 pm

    Tim come forward we want to hear your side I always knew there was something wrong with you a victim can spot a pedophile a mile away but against my better judgment I turned a blind eye how dare you molest all these young girls I don’t care if it was 100 years ago you will eventually get what’s coming to you karma is real

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  7. Disgusted
    Disgusted
    January 9, 2023 at 7:47 pm

    What a sick pos family Tim your a complete sack of crap..!!

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    • Disgusted
      Disgusted
      January 9, 2023 at 7:50 pm

      Mimmo’ pizza owner in Mcleansboro you seriously should not have any a**ociation with Tom Biggerstaff ..

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  8. Disgusted
    Disgusted
    January 9, 2023 at 7:48 pm

    And to the owner of mimmo’s pizza you should fire this sick man especially since he just hired the young woman..

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  9. Disgusted
    Disgusted
    January 9, 2023 at 7:59 pm

    Tim you are a sick person.. A low life scum, creepy person.. Along with your son and I hope all these women you and your son have tormented all these years get the justice they deserve real soon.. And to the owner of mimmo’s pizza in Mcleansboro I’d definitely suggest you let this creep go and have no a**ociation with him..

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