The following report appeared in the most recently released crime blotter by the Belleville Police Department:
4:08 a.m. SUSPICIOUS FIRE-POSSIBLE ARSON - First block of East D Street. Officers responded to the report of a vehicle fire. Officers located a silver Ford with the interior smoldering. The Belleville Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire. Fire units advised the fire appeared suspicious and requested a fire investigator to respond to the scene.
1 p.m. FORGERY - Memorial Hospital, 4500 Memorial Drive. A suspect, a 42-year-old female, was arrested after she signed herself into the emergency room on several dates and times using different names/alias. The suspect was transported to headquarters and held pending further investigation.
3:11 a.m. BURGLARY - Cutters, 239 Carlyle Ave. Officers responded to a business alarm and located a glass door in the rear had been broken out. A search of the business was conducted with no suspects located. Nothing appears to have been taken.
8:53 p.m. DISORDERLY CONDUCT (MISUSE OF 911)/RESISTING PEACE OFFICER - 400 block of East A Street. Officers responded to a residence where multiple 911 calls had been placed. Officers located an intoxicated subject, Malcom Hooper, 44. Officers spoke with Hooper, who stated he did not have an emergency. The suspect became combative with officers and resisted arrest for misuse of 911. The suspect was Tazed to gain compliance. Hooper was transported to headquarters and held pending bond and sobriety.
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