The following incidents were listed among the official reports of local law enforcement agencies and court clerks. Readers are reminded that an arrest or charge does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
ST. CLAIR COUNTY FELONIES
FRIDAY, DEC. 28
John L. Donohue, 43, of 407 S. Independence St., Mascoutah, arrested on suspicion of two counts of domestic battery, subsequent, by Mascoutah police. Donohue allegedly made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with Lisa M. Donohue, a family member, in that he punched her in her stomach and struck her in her face with his hand. The defendant had been previously convicted of domestic battery on July 20, 1999, in St. Clair County Court.
Darnell C. Hicks, 54, of 5402 Avon Ave., Washington Park, arrested on suspicion of theft by St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. Hicks allegedly obtained control over certain stolen property of Paul M. Sweitzer, being various constructions tools, ladder kick outs, hole punches, having a total value in excess of $500.
Jeremy W. Elmore, 35, of Maryville, arrested on suspicion of robbery. Elmore allegedly took property being U.S. currency from the person of Francisco Pacheco, by use of force.
Raymond E. McCraw III, 38, of 103 Edwards, Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of driving while license revoked, subsequent, by Dupo police. McCraw allegedly drove a Chevrolet Blazer on Interstate 255 in Dupo at a time when the defendant's driver's license was revoked. Defendant had been previously convicted of driving while license is suspended on Feb. 16 in St. Clair County Court.
David W. Mullen, 45, of 465 S. Clinton St., Collinsville, arrested on suspicion of aggravated unlawful use of weapon and having an invalid Firearm Owner's identification card by East St. Louis police. Mullen allegedly carried in his person a .32-caliber Beretta handgun, which was uncased, loaded and immediately accessible at the time of the offense. The defendant had not been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's identification card.